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Efficient Layout of Comic-Like Video Summaries

Calic, J, Gibson, DP and Campbell, NW (2007) Efficient Layout of Comic-Like Video Summaries Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, IEEE Transactions on, 17 (7). pp. 931-936.

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In order to represent large amounts of information in the form of a video key-frame summary, this paper studies narrative grammar of comics, and using its universal and intuitive rules, lays out visual summaries in an efficient and user centered way. The system ranks importance of key-frame sizes in the final layout by balancing the dominant visual representability and discovery of unanticipated content utilizing a specific cost function and an unsupervised robust spectral clustering technique. A final layout is created using an optimization algorithm based on dynamic programming. Algorithm efficiency and robustness are demonstrated by comparing the results with the optimal panelling solutions.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering > Centre for Communication Systems Research
Authors : Calic, J, Gibson, DP and Campbell, NW
Date : 2007
DOI : 10.1109/TCSVT.2007.897466
Uncontrolled Keywords : video representation, video summarization, Reverse storyboarding
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Depositing User : Mr Adam Field
Date Deposited : 15 May 2012 11:30
Last Modified : 06 Jul 2019 05:10

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