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Techniques for video indexing
Author(s): C. Y. Roger Chen; Dikran S. Meliksetian; Larry J. Liu; Martin Cheng-Shen Chang
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Paper Abstract

A data model for long objects (such as video files) is introduced, to support general referencing structures, along with various system implementation strategies. Based on the data model, various indexing techniques for video are then introduced. A set of basic functionalities is described, including all the frame level control, indexing, and video clip editing. We show how the techniques can be used to automatically index video files based on closed captions with a typical video capture card, for both compressed and uncompressed video files. Applications are presented using those indexing techniques in security control and viewers' rating choice, general video search (from laser discs, CD ROMs, and regular disks), training videos, and video based user or system manuals.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 January 1996
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2617, Multimedia: Full-Service Impact on Business, Education, and the Home, (19 January 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.230411
Show Author Affiliations
C. Y. Roger Chen, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Dikran S. Meliksetian, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Larry J. Liu, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Martin Cheng-Shen Chang, Syracuse Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2617:
Multimedia: Full-Service Impact on Business, Education, and the Home
Yuet C. Lee; Shekar Rao; Arif Ghafoor, Editor(s)

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