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Físchlár-DiamondTouch: collaborative video searching on a table

Smeaton, Alan F. and Lee, Hyowon and Foley, Colum and McGivney, Sinéad and Gurrin, Cathal (2006) Físchlár-DiamondTouch: collaborative video searching on a table. In: SPIE Electronic Imaging - Multimedia Content Analysis, Management, and Retrieval, SPIE Vol. 6073, 15-19 January 2006, San Jose, California.

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In this paper we present the system we have developed for our participation in the annual TRECVid benchmarking activity, specically the system we have developed, Físchlár-DT, for participation in the interactive search task of TRECVid 2005. Our back-end search engine uses a combination of a text search which operates over the automatic speech recognised text, and an image search which uses low-level image features matched against video keyframes. The two novel aspects of our work are the fact that we are evaluating collaborative, team-based search among groups of users working together, and that we are using a novel touch-sensitive tabletop interface and interaction device known as the DiamondTouch to support this collaborative search. The paper summarises the backend search systems as well as presenting the interface we have developed, in detail.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Type:Conference
Uncontrolled Keywords:Video Searching; interactive searching; tabletop interface;
Subjects:Computer Science > Information storage and retrieval systems
Computer Science > Digital video
DCU Faculties and Centres:Research Initiatives and Centres > Centre for Digital Video Processing (CDVP)
Research Initiatives and Centres > Adaptive Information Cluster (AIC)
Publisher:Optical Society of America
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Copyright Information:Copyright 2006 SPIE and IS&T. This paper was published in Storage and Retrieval for Media Databases 2001 (Proceedings Volume) - Proceedings of SPIE Volume: 4315 and is made available as an electronic reprint with permission of SPIE and IS&T. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic or multiple reproduction, distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited.
Funders:Science Foundation Ireland, SFI 03/IN.3/I361, European Commission FP6-001765, Irish Research Council for Science Engineering and Technology
ID Code:350
Deposited On:14 Mar 2008 by DORAS Administrator. Last Modified 05 May 2010 14:24

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