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Information Mining from Multimedia Databases

  1. Research Article

    A Content-Adaptive Analysis and Representation Framework for Audio Event Discovery from "Unscripted" Multimedia

    We propose a content-adaptive analysis and representation framework to discover events using audio features from "unscripted" multimedia such as sports and surveillance for summarization. The proposed analysis...

    Regunathan Radhakrishnan, Ajay Divakaran, Ziyou Xiong and Isao Otsuka

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2006:089013

    Published on: 29 January 2006

  2. Research Article

    Face Tracking in the Compressed Domain

    A compressed domain generic object tracking algorithm offers, in combination with a face detection algorithm, a low-compu-tational-cost solution to the problem of detecting and locating faces in frames of comp...

    Pedro Miguel Fonseca and Jan Nesvadba

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2006:059451

    Published on: 26 January 2006

  3. Research Article

    Discovering Recurrent Image Semantics from Class Discrimination

    Supervised statistical learning has become a critical means to design and learn visual concepts (e.g., faces, foliage, buildings, etc.) in content-based indexing systems. The drawback of this approach is the n...

    Joo-Hwee Lim and Jesse S. Jin

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2006:076093

    Published on: 26 January 2006

  4. Research Article

    Semantic Identification: Balancing between Complexity and Validity

    An efficient scheme for identifying semantic entities within data sets such as multimedia documents, scenes, signals, and so forth, is proposed in this work. Expression of semantic entities in terms of syntact...

    M. Falelakis, C. Diou and A. Delopoulos

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2006:041716

    Published on: 19 January 2006

  5. Research Article

    Synobins: An Intermediate Level towards Annotation and Semantic Retrieval

    To reason about the meaning of an image, useful information should be provided with that image; however, images often contain little to no textual information about the objects they are depicting, which is the...

    Daniela Stan Raicu and Ishwar K. Sethi

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2006:063124

    Published on: 16 January 2006

  6. Research Article

    MPEG-2 Compressed-Domain Algorithms for Video Analysis

    This paper presents new algorithms for extracting metadata from video sequences in the MPEG-2 compressed domain. Three algorithms for efficient low-level metadata extraction in preprocessing stages are describ...

    Wolfgang Hesseler and Stefan Eickeler

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2006:056940

    Published on: 3 January 2006

  7. Research Article

    BeTrIS—An Index System for MPEG-7 Streams

    The ISO/IEC Motion Picture Group (MPEG) issued in 2002 a standard, called MPEG-7, which enables the content description of multimedia data in XML. The standard supports applications to exchange, identify, and ...

    Andrea Kofler-Vogt, Harald Kosch, Joerg Heuer and André Kaup

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2006:015482

    Published on: 3 January 2006

  8. Research Article

    Semantic Context Detection Using Audio Event Fusion

    Semantic-level content analysis is a crucial issue in achieving efficient content retrieval and management. We propose a hierarchical approach that models audio events over a time series in order to accomplish...

    Wei-Ta Chu, Wen-Huang Cheng and Ja-Ling Wu

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2006:027390

    Published on: 3 January 2006

  9. Research Article

    Manifold-Ranking-Based Keyword Propagation for Image Retrieval

    A novel keyword propagation method is proposed for image retrieval based on a recently developed manifold-ranking algorithm. In contrast to existing methods which train a binary classifier for each keyword, ou...

    Hanghang Tong, Jingrui He, Mingjing Li, Wei-Ying Ma, Hong-Jiang Zhang and Changshui Zhang

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2006:079412

    Published on: 3 January 2006

  10. Research Article

    Multimodal Semantic Analysis and Annotation for Basketball Video

    This paper presents a new multiple-modality method for extracting semantic information from basketball video. The visual, motion, and audio information are extracted from video to first generate some low-level...

    Song Liu, Min Xu, Haoran Yi, Liang-Tien Chia and Deepu Rajan

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2006 2006:032135

    Published on: 3 January 2006