Patent Number: 7,089,543

Title: Use of formal logic specification in construction of semantic descriptions

Abstract: An occurrence description scheme that describes an occurrence of a semantic entity in multimedia content is encoded into a content description for the content. The occurrence description scheme is extracted from the content description and used by an application to search, filter or browse the content when a full structural or semantic description of the content is not required.

Inventors: Rising, III; Hawley K. (San Jose, CA)

Assignee: Sony Corporation

International Classification: G06F 9/45 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018