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  • Research Article
  • Open Access

Overview of the MPEG-7 Standard and of Future Challenges for Visual Information Analysis

EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing20022002:353126

  • Received: 31 July 2001
  • Published:


This paper presents an overview of the MPEG- standard: the Multimedia Content Description Interface. It focuses on visual information description including low-level visual Descriptors and Segment Description Schemes. The paper also discusses some challenges in visual information analysis that will have to be faced in the future to allow efficient MPEG- -based applications.

Authors’ Affiliations

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Campus Nord, Modulo D5, Jordi Girona, 1-3, Barcelona, 08034, Spain


© Salembier 2002