Tutorial given at SAC 2007:

"Similarity Search - The Metric Space Approach"

Instructors: Pavel Zezula, Vlastislav Dohnal, Giuseppe Amato

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The objective of this tutorial is to explain concepts of the powerful metric space approach to similarity searching, demonstrate its capabilities through case studies, and outline its future perspectives through distributed architectures that can achieve constant scalability by exploiting parallelism.

The tutorial is based on the content of the book "Similarity Search - The Metric Space Approach"