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Unstructured Information Management from Multimedia Data Sources

  1. Research Article

    Editorial

    Jing Huang, Mukund Padmanabhan and Savitha Srinivasan

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2003 2003:850208

    Published on: 25 February 2003

  2. Research Article

    A Statistical Approach to Automatic Speech Summarization

    This paper proposes a statistical approach to automatic speech summarization. In our method, a set of words maximizing a summarization score indicating the appropriateness of summarization is extracted from au...

    Chiori Hori, Sadaoki Furui, Rob Malkin, Hua Yu and Alex Waibel

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2003 2003:980626

    Published on: 25 February 2003

  3. Research Article

    Summarizing Audiovisual Contents of a Video Program

    In this paper, we focus on video programs that are intended to disseminate information and knowledge such as news, documentaries, seminars, etc, and present an audiovisual summarization system that summarizes ...

    Yihong Gong

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2003 2003:102838

    Published on: 25 February 2003

  4. Research Article

    Automatic Hierarchical Color Image Classification

    Organizing images into semantic categories can be extremely useful for content-based image retrieval and image annotation. Grouping images into semantic classes is a difficult problem, however. Image classific...

    Jing Huang, S. Ravi Kumar and Ramin Zabih

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2003 2003:453751

    Published on: 25 February 2003

  5. Research Article

    Semantic Indexing of Multimedia Content Using Visual, Audio, and Text Cues

    We present a learning-based approach to the semantic indexing of multimedia content using cues derived from audio, visual, and text features. We approach the problem by developing a set of statistical models f...

    W. H. Adams, Giridharan Iyengar, Ching-Yung Lin, Milind Ramesh Naphade, Chalapathy Neti, Harriet J. Nock and John R. Smith

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2003 2003:987184

    Published on: 25 February 2003

  6. Research Article

    Discriminative Feature Selection via Multiclass Variable Memory Markov Model

    We propose a novel feature selection method based on a variable memory Markov (VMM) model. The VMM was originally proposed as a generative model trying to preserve the original source statistics from training ...

    Noam Slonim, Gill Bejerano, Shai Fine and Naftali Tishby

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2003 2003:850172

    Published on: 25 February 2003

  7. Research Article

    Motion Pattern-Based Video Classification and Retrieval

    Today′s content-based video retrieval technologies are still far from human′s requirements. A fundamental reason is the lack of content representation that is able to bridge the gap between visual features and...

    Yu-Fei Ma and Hong-Jiang Zhang

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2003 2003:141352

    Published on: 25 February 2003

  8. Research Article

    Search the Audio, Browse the Video—A Generic Paradigm for Video Collections

    The amount of digital video being shot, captured, and stored is growing at a rate faster than ever before. The large amount of stored video is not penetrable without efficient video indexing, retrieval, and br...

    Arnon Amir, Savitha Srinivasan and Alon Efrat

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2003 2003:182545

    Published on: 25 February 2003

  9. Research Article

    Robust Techniques for Organizing and Retrieving Spoken Documents

    Information retrieval tasks such as document retrieval and topic detection and tracking (TDT) show little degradation when applied to speech recognizer output. We claim that the robustness of the process is be...

    James Allan

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2003 2003:980946

    Published on: 25 February 2003

  10. Research Article

    Structuring Broadcast Audio for Information Access

    One rapidly expanding application area for state-of-the-art speech recognition technology is the automatic processing of broadcast audiovisual data for information access. Since much of the linguistic informat...

    Jean-Luc Gauvain and Lori Lamel

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2003 2003:642019

    Published on: 25 February 2003

  11. Research Article

    Probabilistic Aspects in Spoken Document Retrieval

    Accessing information in multimedia databases encompasses a wide range of applications in which spoken document retrieval (SDR) plays an important role. In SDR, a set of automatically transcribed speech docume...

    Wolfgang Macherey, Hans Jörg Viechtbauer and Hermann Ney

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2003 2003:863836

    Published on: 25 February 2003

  12. Research Article

    A Probabilistic Multimedia Retrieval Model and Its Evaluation

    We present a probabilistic model for the retrieval of multimodal documents. The model is based on Bayesian decision theory and combines models for text-based search with models for visual search. The textual m...

    Thijs Westerveld, Arjen P. de Vries, Alex van Ballegooij, Franciska de Jong and Djoerd Hiemstra

    EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2003 2003:985676

    Published on: 25 February 2003