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Multimedia Systems and Semiotics: Collateral Texts for Video Annotation

Salway, Andrew and Ahmad, Khurshid (1999) Multimedia Systems and Semiotics: Collateral Texts for Video Annotation IEE Colloquium on Multimedia Databases and MPEG-7. 7/1-7/7.


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Multimedia content can be described at different levels of abstraction such as measures of video colour, texture and motion and comparatively high-level “semantic” descriptions in textual form. The textual description of moving images at different levels of abstraction can be explored in the context of moving images from a specialist domain, such as sequences of dance. The KAB system annotates video using collateral texts about dances produced by experts. The analysis of dance, by experts, is grounded in theories of aesthetics and semiotics: the potential contribution of such theories to a framework for multimedia computing is discussed

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Computing Science
Authors :
Salway, Andrew
Ahmad, Khurshid
Date : 29 January 1999
DOI : 10.1049/ic:19990301
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Additional Information : This is a postprint of a paper submitted to and accepted for publication in Multimedia Databases and MPEG-7 (Ref. No. 1999/056), IEE Colloquium, pp. 7/1-7/7 and is subject to IEE Copyright. This is the author's own pre-press version. The copy of record is available at IEE Digital Library. © 1999 IEE.
Depositing User : Mr Adam Field
Date Deposited : 27 May 2010 14:09
Last Modified : 31 Oct 2017 13:58

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