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Comparison of Multiepisode Video Summarization Algorithms

EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing20032003:613895

https://doi.org/10.1155/S1110865703210052

Received: 26 April 2002

Published: 30 January 2003

Abstract

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.

Keywords

multimedia content analysis video summaries image similarity automated evaluation

Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Multimedia Communications, Institut Eurécom

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