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The Life Cycle of Multimedia Metadata
Found in: IEEE Multimedia
By Harald Kosch, László Böszörményi, Mario Döller, Mulugeta Libsie, Peter Schojer, Andrea Kofler
Issue Date:January 2005
pp. 80-86
During its lifetime, multimedia content undergoes different stages or cycles from production to consumption. Content is created, processed or modified in a postproduction stage, delivered to users, and finally, consumed. Metadata, or descriptive data about...
 
Modeling Quality Adaptation Capabilities of Audio-Visual Data
Found in: Database and Expert Systems Applications, International Workshop on
By Harald Kosch, László Böszörményi, Hermann Hellwagner
Issue Date:September 2001
pp. 0141
Abstract: This paper describes the modeling part of the project CODAC (Modeling and Querying COntent Description and Quality Adaptation Capabilities of Audio-Visual Data) . One of the CODAC project aims is the definition of a common framework for modeling ...
 
Modeling Data Repository and Formalizing Content-Based Queries for Image Databases
Found in: Computer Systems and Applications, ACS/IEEE International Conference on
By Solomon Atnafu, Lionel Brunie, Harald Kosch
Issue Date:June 2001
pp. 0168
Abstract: Content-based image retrieval is one of the current active and promising research in image analysis and image management. The work of transfering the results of these research to support images in DBMS has also been initiated by many researchers ...
 
A Comparative Study of Selected Parallel Video Servers
Found in: Database and Expert Systems Applications, International Workshop on
By Klaus Breidler, Harald Kosch, L. Böszörményi
Issue Date:September 2000
pp. 669
This paper compares different selected and representative parallel video servers, including our server SESAME-KB, by the means of their architectural design, striping, scheduling, caching and admission policy. It will be shown that these parallel video ser...
 
Unified Access to Media Metadata on the Web
Found in: IEEE MultiMedia
By Florian Stegmaier,Werner Bailer,Tobias Burger,Mari Carmen Suarez-Figueroa,Erik Mannens,Jean-Pierre Evain,Martin Hoffernig,Pierre-Antoine Champin,Mario Doller,Harald Kosch
Issue Date:April 2013
pp. 22-29
The goal of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Media Annotation Working Group (MAWG) is to promote interoperability between multimedia metadata formats on the Web. Audio-visual data is omnipresent on today's Web, but different interaction interfaces and e...
 
Evaluating the Robustness of Publish/Subscribe Systems
Found in: P2P, Parallel, Grid, Cloud, and Internet Computing, International Conference on
By Tobias R. Mayer,Lionel Brunie,David Coquil,Harald Kosch
Issue Date:October 2011
pp. 75-82
In recent years, publish/subscribe (pub/sub) systems have evolved as serious candidates for the implementation of multicast communication. However, to date they have not been properly analysed with respect to the critical dimension of robustness. Indeed, t...
 
Towards a Model for Multimedia Dataspaces
Found in: Multimedia on the Web, Workshop on
By Armelle Ndjafa,Harald Kosch,David Coquil,Lionel Brunie
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 33-37
Many domains are facing challenging issues due to the volume, complexity and diversity of the digital information that they hold. Classical data integration techniques can hardly be applied in this context to combine information residing at different sourc...
 
Generic Access to Multimedia Metadata as a Browser Extension
Found in: Multimedia on the Web, Workshop on
By Florian Stegmaier,Werner Bailer,Martin Höffernig,Andreas Eisenkolb,Mario Döller,Tobias Bürger,Harald Kosch
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 38-39
The variety of multimedia streaming platforms on the Web is ever growing, whereas (metadata) interoperability issues remain unsolved. To address this issue, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) launched the Media Annotations Working Group. One output of thi...
 
Enhancing Semantic Video Adaptation Speed through Compressed Domain Adaptation
Found in: Multimedia on the Web, Workshop on
By Getnet Abebe,David Coquil,Harald Kosch
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 43-44
The delivery of videos to the increasing number of heterogeneous mobile devices over different types of networks necessitates video personalization. This task should be based on device and network capabilities as well as semantics of the video as perceived...
 
Application of recommendation methods for TV programs
Found in: Multimedia and Expo, IEEE International Conference on
By Harald Kosch,Gunther Holbling
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 1-4
We present the adaptation and evaluation of classification methods for TV Program recommendation. For our evaluation, we collected over a period of 10 months the TV viewing profiles of 67 users with watched 10,845 programs. Based on the results of this eva...
 
Extracting User Interests from Search Query Logs: A Clustering Approach
Found in: Database and Expert Systems Applications, International Workshop on
By Lyes Limam, David Coquil, Harald Kosch, Lionel Brunie
Issue Date:September 2010
pp. 5-9
This paper proposes to enhance search query log analysis by taking into account the semantic properties of query terms. We first describe a method for extracting a global semantic representation of a search query log and then show how we can use it to sema...
 
Efficient and Flexible XML-Based Data-Exchange in Microcontroller-Based Sensor Actor Networks
Found in: Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops, International Conference on
By Sebastian Käbisch, Daniel Peintner, Jörg Heuer, Harald Kosch
Issue Date:April 2010
pp. 508-513
One of the critical challenges in embedded sensor actor networks is the communication between the diversity of widespread nodes. XML-based message formats are already widely adopted in other IT domains such as the Web and would be perfectly suited for data...
 
MP7QF: An MPEG-7 Query Format
Found in: Automated Production of Cross Media Content for Multi-Channel Distribution, International Conference on
By Matthias Gruhne, Ruben Tous, Jaime Delgado, Mario Doeller, Harald Kosch
Issue Date:November 2007
pp. 15-18
Due to the growing number of digital audiovisual media during the last years, the amount of metadata to describe the content increased significantly. In order to improve the search and retrieve of such data, the metadata standard MPEG-7 has been establishe...
 
Recognition of Botanical Bloom Characteristics from Visual Features
Found in: Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services, International Workshop on
By Margit Lang, Harald Kosch, Stella Stars, Carsten Kettner, Janine Lachner, Doris Oborny
Issue Date:June 2007
pp. 27
This paper introduces multimedia indexing and retrieval techniques to enable the extraction of botanical characteristics for semi-automatic plant recognition. The identification of plants requires recognition and determination of plant species by using spe...
 
Mobile Query Optimization Based on Agent-Technology for Distributed Data Warehouse and OLAP Applications
Found in: Database and Expert Systems Applications, International Workshop on
By Abdelkader Hameurlain, Franck Morvan, Philipp Tomsich, Robert Bruckner, Harald Kosch, Peter Brezany
Issue Date:September 2002
pp. 795
With the rapid collection of data in wide variety of fields — ranging from business transactions through medical investigations to scientific research — the demands in data analysis tools are ever growing. Today?s challenges are less related to data storag...
 
Mobile Agents in a Distributed Heterogeneous Database Syste
Found in: Parallel, Distributed, and Network-Based Processing, Euromicro Conference on
By Balazs Goldschmidt, Zoltan Laszlo, Mario Doller, Harald Kosch
Issue Date:January 2002
pp. 0123
The purpose of this paper is to present a new infrastructure for multimedia database searches that is based on CORBA and mobile agent technology. A new mobile agent system, called Vagabond, was implemented in pure Java using only standard CORBA facilities....
 
A Parallel Extension for Existing Relational Database Management Systems
Found in: Basque International Workshop on Information Technology
By Matthieu Exbrayat, Harald Kosch
Issue Date:July 1997
pp. 75
The considerable growth of on-line document searching and consulting brings much of the data providers to reconsider their database management systems (DBMS) capacities. Parallel DBMS then appear as a good solution, but the involved changes in administrati...
 
Balloon Fusion: SPARQL rewriting based on unified co-reference information
Found in: 2014 IEEE 30th International Conference on Data Engineering Workshops (ICDEW)
By Kai Schlegel,Florian Stegmaier,Sebastian Bayerl,Michael Granitzer,Harald Kosch
Issue Date:March 2014
pp. 254-259
While Linked Open Data showed enormous increase in volume, yet there is no single point of access for querying the over 200 SPARQL repositories. In this paper we present Balloon Fusion, a SPARQL 1.1 rewriting and query federation service build on crawling ...
   
Similarity-Based Operators and Query Optimization for Multimedia Database Systems
Found in: Database Engineering and Applications Symposium, International
By Solomon Atnafu, Lionel Brunie, Harald Kosch
Issue Date:July 2001
pp. 0346
Abstract: The many successful research results in the domain of computer vision have made similarity-based data retrieval techniques a promising approach. As a result, the integration of similarity-based retrieval techniques of multimedia data in to DBMSs ...
 
Similarity-Based Algebra for Multimedia Database Systems
Found in: Agile Development Conference/Australasian Database Conference
By Solomon Atnafu, Lionel Brunie, Harald Kosch
Issue Date:February 2001
pp. 0115
Abstract: In database management systems, the need to integrate content-based image retrieval facilities has become one of the key issues. In this paper, we first illustrate the importance of such facilities with example queries and give an overview of the...
 
An HTML5 Player for Interactive Non-linear Video with Time-based Collaborative Annotations
Found in: Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing & Multimedia (MoMM '13)
By Beate Siegel, Britta Meixner, Franz Lehner, Harald Kosch, Peter Schultes
Issue Date:December 2013
pp. 490-499
With HTML5 becoming more and more standardized, it is possible to implement platform independent applications running on smartphones, tablets, laptops, and desktop PCs with different operating systems and screen resolutions. A combination of HTML5 with CSS...
     
Semantic video content annotation at the object level
Found in: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing & Multimedia (MoMM '12)
By David Coquil, Harald Kosch, Martin Jergler, Vanessa El-Khoury
Issue Date:December 2012
pp. 179-188
A vital prerequisite for fine-grained video content processing (indexing, querying, retrieval, adaptation, etc.) is the production of accurate metadata describing its structure and semantics. Several annotation tools were presented in the literature genera...
     
Challenges in creating multimedia instructions for support systems and dynamic problem-solving
Found in: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Knowledge Management and Knowledge Technologies (i-KNOW '12)
By Britta Meixner, Franz Lehner, Harald Kosch, Katrin Tonndorf, Thomas Knieper
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 1-4
For the operation of complex machinery and technical troubleshooting employees need to possess considerable skills and work experience. Modern international companies face the problem, how to distribute expertise from the headquarter to their branches all ...
     
A mobile player for interactive non-linear video
Found in: Proceedings of the 19th ACM international conference on Multimedia (MM '11)
By Britta Meixner, Harald Kosch, Johannes Kostler
Issue Date:November 2011
pp. 779-780
With rapid improvements in available bandwidth and processing power of smart phones, the presentation of interactive non-linear video became possible. Web players for these form of video already exist, they usually have a video area and one or more annotat...
     
Optimizing similarity-based image joins in a multimedia database
Found in: Proceedings of the international workshop on Very-large-scale multimedia corpus, mining and retrieval (VLS-MCMR '10)
By Harald Kosch
Issue Date:October 2010
pp. 37-42
Commonly used content-based image retrieval systems focus on the problem of finding similar images for a given single query object out of a database of media objects. We consider a similarity-based image join of two image tables, where the image data compo...
     
SIVA suite: authoring system and player for interactive non-linear videos
Found in: Proceedings of the international conference on Multimedia (MM '10)
By Beate Siegel, Britta Meixner, Franz Lehner, Gunther Holbling, Harald Kosch
Issue Date:October 2010
pp. 1563-1566
In this paper, an intuitive authoring system and player for interactive non-linear video called SIVA Suite is presented for demonstration. Such videos are enriched by additional content. Possible forms of additional content are plaintext, richtext, images ...
     
Content adaptation of multimedia delivery and indexing using MPEG-7
Found in: Proceedings of the tenth ACM international conference on Multimedia (MULTIMEDIA '02)
By Harald Kosch, Mulugeta Libsie
Issue Date:December 2002
pp. 644-646
This work introduces a framework for adapting MPEG-4 intra- and inter-Elementary Streams and for encoding the results in an MPEG-7 stream to be used for resource adaptation on the delivery path to the user.
     
Comprehensive treatment of adaptation in distributed multimedia systems in the ADMITS project
Found in: Proceedings of the tenth ACM international conference on Multimedia (MULTIMEDIA '02)
By Harald Kosch, Hermann Hellwagner, Laszlo Boszormenyi, Mario Doller, Mulugeta Libsie, Peter Schojer
Issue Date:December 2002
pp. 429-430
A serious problem in both audio and video conferencing facilities available today is the difficulty in determining who is speaking among a large number of participants. There is a strong need for developing meeting room infrastructure and teleconference fa...
     
Demonstration of an MPEG-7 multimedia data cartridge
Found in: Proceedings of the tenth ACM international conference on Multimedia (MULTIMEDIA '02)
By Alexander Bachlechner, Bernhard Dorflinger, Gisela Blaschke, Harald Kosch, Mario Doller
Issue Date:December 2002
pp. 85-86
Automatically generated summaries of TV content are indispensable for content selection and navigation in CE-devices. We show two different types of summaries: Short video trailers and visual overviews consisting of representative frames. The demo does not...
     
The SMOOTH video DB - demonstration of an integrated generic indexing approach
Found in: Proceedings of the eighth ACM international conference on Multimedia (MULTIMEDIA '00)
By Alexander Bachlechner, Bernhard Doflinger, Carmen Riedler, Christian Hofbauer, Harald Kosch, Laszlo Boszormenyi, Roland Tusch
Issue Date:October 2000
pp. 495-496
The SMOOTH Video DB is a distributed system proposing an integral query, browsing, and annotation software framework in common with an index database for video media material.
     
VIDEX: an integrated generic video indexing approach
Found in: Proceedings of the eighth ACM international conference on Multimedia (MULTIMEDIA '00)
By Harald Kosch, Lazlo Boszormenyi, Roland Tusch
Issue Date:October 2000
pp. 448-451
This paper presents an integrated generic technique for low-and high-level video indexing. The proposed approach tries to integrate the advantages of existing low- and high-level video indexing approaches by reducing their shortcomings. Furthermore, the mo...
     
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