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Distribution of shot lengths for video analysis
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we investigate the distribution of shot lengths for video sequences containing diverse content. Accurate models for shot lengths are important to model video both for content-based retrieval applications and for performing queuing analysis for the design of video buffers in multimedia networks. Using a large dataset collected from CSPAN programs we have analyze the Pareto, Weibull, and gamma distributions as possible models for the shot length distribution. We have compare the goodness of fit of these possible distribution models using the Kolmogorov-Smirnov statistic.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 December 2001
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4676, Storage and Retrieval for Media Databases 2002, (19 December 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.451098
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Cuneyt M. Taskiran, Purdue Univ. (United States)
Edward J. Delp III, Purdue Univ. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4676:
Storage and Retrieval for Media Databases 2002
Minerva M. Yeung; Chung-Sheng Li; Rainer W. Lienhart, Editor(s)

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