The following topics are dealt with: hyperdatabases; federated information systems; relevance feedback in CBIR; Oracle Chart Builder and MapViewer; SOM-based k-nearest neighbors search; partial image retrieval; high-dimensional image indexing; design and visualization of active capability; multimedia displays; entropy-based approach to visualizing database structure; visual query processing; spatio-temporal modelling and querying video databases; digital cartography; virtual walkthrough; aural interfaces; geographic information systems; automatic annotation and retrieval of images; Web-based Australian export trading; content-based image retrieval; dynamic Web pages; semantic classification; speech access to image databases; visual similarity retrieval; and face database