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Video Content Management in Consumer Devices
November/December 1998 (vol. 10 no. 6)
pp. 988-995

Abstract—Methods for video content analysis are necessary for the growing amount of video information delivered to consumers today. In this paper, we present a system for video content analysis called Vitamin, which provides management of a home video library. The system presents the user with a Visual Table of Contents that provides an overview of the video content and direct access to particular points in the stored video. In this process, we apply a computationally inexpensive, simple, yet powerful mechanism for cut detection and keyframe filtering. Our initial implementation and results show that this system can perform video content extraction in real time on a low-end platform that matches a Visual Table of Contents extracted by an expert.

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Index Terms:
Video indexing, video segmentation, video retrieval, content-based video retrieval, video content analysis, Visual Table of Contents, video browsing.
Citation:
Nevenka Dimitrova, Thomas McGee, Herman Elenbaas, Jacquelyn Martino, "Video Content Management in Consumer Devices," IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 988-995, Nov.-Dec. 1998, doi:10.1109/69.738361
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