Video browsing interfaces and applications: a review

Schoeffmann, K., Hopfgartner, F. , Marques, O., Boeszoermenyi, L. and Jose, J. (2010) Video browsing interfaces and applications: a review. SPIE Reviews, 1(1), 018004. (doi:10.1117/6.0000005)

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We present a comprehensive review of the state of the art in video browsing and retrieval systems, with special emphasis on interfaces and applications. There has been a significant increase in activity (e.g., storage, retrieval, and sharing) employing video data in the past decade, both for personal and professional use. The ever-growing amount of video content available for human consumption and the inherent characteristics of video data—which, if presented in its raw format, is rather unwieldy and costly—have become driving forces for the development of more effective solutions to present video contents and allow rich user interaction. As a result, there are many contemporary research efforts toward developing better video browsing solutions, which we summarize. We review more than 40 different video browsing and retrieval interfaces and classify them into three groups: applications that use video-player-like interaction, video retrieval applications, and browsing solutions based on video surrogates. For each category, we present a summary of existing work, highlight the technical aspects of each solution, and compare them against each other.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Jose, Professor Joemon and Hopfgartner, Dr Frank
Authors: Schoeffmann, K., Hopfgartner, F., Marques, O., Boeszoermenyi, L., and Jose, J.
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > Information Studies
College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
Journal Name:SPIE Reviews
Publisher:Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers
ISSN (Online):1946-3251
Published Online:16 March 2010
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2010 Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers
First Published:First published in SPIE Reviews 1(1):018004
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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