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A multiresolution technique for video indexing and retrieval

Calic, J and Izquierdo, E (2002) A multiresolution technique for video indexing and retrieval In: ICIP 2002, 2002-09-22 - 2002-09-25, Rochester, USA.

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Abstract

This paper presents a novel approach to multiresolution analysis and scalability in video indexing and retrieval. A scalable algorithm for video parsing and key-frame extraction is introduced. The technique is based on real-time analysis of MPEG motion variables and scalable metrics simplification by discrete contour evolution. Furthermore, a hierarchical key-frame retrieval method using scalable colour histogram analysis is presented. It offers customisable levels of detail in the descriptor space, where the relevance order is determined by degradation of the image, and not by degradation of the image histogram. To assess the performance of the approach, several experiments have been conducted. Selected results are reported.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: video retrieval, feature extraction, scalable algorithm, discrete contour evolution, multiresolution analysis, MPEG motion variables, colour histogram analysis, video signal processing, descriptor space, video parsing, image retrieval, image resolution, video indexing, content-based retrieval, image colour analysis, image classification, image motion analysis, multi-resolution image space, key-frame extraction
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Divisions: Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering > Centre for Vision Speech and Signal Processing
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 14 May 2012 11:47
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2013 19:25
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/532139

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