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Automated closed-captioning using text alignment
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Paper Abstract

The production of closed captions is an important but expensive process in video broadcasting. We propose a method to generate highly accurate off-line captions efficiently. Our system uses text alignment to synchronize program transcripts obtained for a video program with text produced by an automatic speech recognition (ASR) system. We will also describe the accuracy in both closed-caption text and the ASR output for a number of news programs and provide a detailed analysis of the errors that occur.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 December 2003
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 5307, Storage and Retrieval Methods and Applications for Multimedia 2004, (18 December 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.526823
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Anthony F. Martone, Purdue Univ. (United States)
Cuneyt M Taskiran, Purdue Univ. (United States)
Edward J. Delp, Purdue Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5307:
Storage and Retrieval Methods and Applications for Multimedia 2004
Minerva M. Yeung; Rainer W. Lienhart; Chung-Sheng Li, Editor(s)

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