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An Interactive Attention- Ranking System for Video Search
October-December 2009 (vol. 16 no. 4)
pp. 70-81
Huang-Chia Shih, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Chung-Lin Huang, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Jenq-Neng Hwang, University of Washington, Seattle

The authors present an attention-ranking algorithm that measures user interest level for video frames in a way that is similar to how Google's PageRank algorithm determines the importance of Web sites.

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Index Terms:
pattern recognition, information retrieval, interactive systems, learning.
Citation:
Huang-Chia Shih, Chung-Lin Huang, Jenq-Neng Hwang, "An Interactive Attention- Ranking System for Video Search," IEEE Multimedia, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 70-81, Oct.-Dec. 2009, doi:10.1109/MMUL.2009.97
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