An Approach to Art Collections Management and Content-based Recovery

  • De Celis Herrero, Concepcion Perez (Facultad de Ciencias de la Computacion) ;
  • Alvarez, Jaime Lara (Area de Educacion a Distancia, Universidad Tecnologica de Puebla) ;
  • Aguilar, Gustavo Cossio (Facultad de Ciencias de la Computacion) ;
  • Garcia, Maria Josefa Somodevilla (Facultad de Ciencias de la Computacion)
  • Received : 2011.02.11
  • Accepted : 2011.06.13
  • Published : 2011.09.30


This study presents a comprehensive solution to the collection management, which is based on the model for Cultural Objects (CCO). The developed system manages and spreads the collections that are safeguarded in museums and galleries more easily by using IT. In particular, we present our approach for a non-structured search and recovery of the objects based on the annotation of artwork images. In this methodology, we have introduced a faceted search used as a framework for multi-classification and for exploring/browsing complex information bases in a guided, yet unconstrained way, through a visual interface.


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