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Introduction to Video Search Engines

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Video search engines enable users to take advantage of constantly growing video resources like, for example, video on demand, Internet television and YouTube, for a wide variety of applications including entertainment, education and communications.

David Gibbon and Zhu Liu describe the current state of video search engine technology and inform us about opportunities to contribute to the development of this field. Their book has a practical emphasis with the goal of bringing readers up to date on the state of the art in multimedia search technologies and systems. It explains the overall process of video content acquisition, indexing and retrieval with browsing, it provides overviews of constituent technologies such as information retrieval, Internet video systems, video and multimedia processing to extract index data, and it gives examples of research prototypes and existing commercial systems and describes their features. In parallel with the functional discussion, a historical perspective is provided, including many references to academic and industrial sources. Background information on digital media encoding and streaming standards, and information retrieval is also offered, making the book self-contained.

Introduction to Video Search Engines is intended for professionals and senior undergraduates or first-year graduate students in computer science or computer engineering, specializing in computer vision or multimedia systems. As multimedia search spans multiple disciplines, it is also valuable as a state-of-the-art reference for researchers and developers working in constituent technologies such as speech processing or information retrieval who seek to broadentheir knowledge beyond their current areas of expertise.

Synopsis:

Video search engines enable users to take advantage of constantly growing video resources like, for example, video on demand, Internet television and YouTube, for a wide variety of applications including entertainment, education and communications.David Gibbon and Zhu Liu describe the current state of video search engine technology and inform us about opportunities to contribute to the development of this field.

Table of Contents

Video search — Video data sources and applications — Internet video — Video searech engine systems — Media processing — Video processing — Audio processing — Text processing — Multimodal processing — Research systems — Current trends in video search.

Product Details

ISBN:
9783540793373
Publisher:
Springer
Subject:
Information Storage & Retrieval
Author:
David C. Gibbon
Author:
Zhu Liu
Author:
Gibbon, David C.
Author:
Liu, Zhu
Subject:
Information technology
Subject:
Document Management
Subject:
System Administration - Storage & Retrieval
Subject:
Computers-Reference - General
Subject:
Internet-Information
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20081103
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
274

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Film and Television » Reference
Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » Document Management
Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » General
Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » Speech and Audio Processing
Computers and Internet » Graphics » General
Computers and Internet » Graphics » Image Processing
Computers and Internet » Internet » Information
Computers and Internet » Internet » Web Publishing
Science and Mathematics » Electricity » General Electronics

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"Synopsis" by , Video search engines enable users to take advantage of constantly growing video resources like, for example, video on demand, Internet television and YouTube, for a wide variety of applications including entertainment, education and communications.David Gibbon and Zhu Liu describe the current state of video search engine technology and inform us about opportunities to contribute to the development of this field.
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