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Comparison of Multiepisode Video Summarization Algorithms

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This paper presents a comparison of some methodologies for the automatic construction of video summaries. The work is based on the simulated user principle to evaluate the quality of a video summary in a way that is automatic, yet related to the user′s perception. The method is studied for the case of multiepisode video, where we do not describe only what is important in a video but rather what distinguishes this video from the others. Experimental results are presented to support the proposed ideas.

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Correspondence to Itheri Yahiaoui.

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Yahiaoui, I., Merialdo, B. & Huet, B. Comparison of Multiepisode Video Summarization Algorithms. EURASIP J. Adv. Signal Process. 2003, 613895 (2003). https://doi.org/10.1155/S1110865703210052

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Keywords

  • multimedia content analysis
  • video summaries
  • image similarity
  • automated evaluation