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Issue No. 01 - January-March (2006 vol. 13)
ISSN: 1070-986X
pp: 86-90
Jeff Z. Pan , University of Aberdeen
Guus Schreiber , Free University of Amsterdam
Jacco van Ossenbruggen , CWI, The Netherlands
Giorgos Stamou , National Technical University of Athens
ABSTRACT
Multimedia in all forms (images, video, graphics, music, speech) is exploding on the Web. The content needs to be annotated and indexed to enable effective search and retrieval. However, recent standards and best practices for multimedia metadata don?t provide semantically rich descriptions of multimedia content. On the other hand, the World Wide Web Consortium?s (W3C?s) Semantic Web effort has been making great progress in advancing techniques for annotating semantics of Web resources. To bridge this gap, a new W3C task force has been created to investigate multimedia annotations on the Semantic Web. This article examines the problems of semantically annotating multimedia and describes the integration of multimedia metadata with Semantic Web.
INDEX TERMS
the Semantic Web, W3C, multimedia content, semantic descriptions, metadata, annotated media, indexed media, annotating semantics
CITATION
Jeff Z. Pan, Guus Schreiber, Jacco van Ossenbruggen, Giorgos Stamou, "Multimedia Annotations on the Semantic Web", IEEE MultiMedia, vol. 13, no. , pp. 86-90, January-March 2006, doi:10.1109/MMUL.2006.15
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