Multimodal Video Characterization and Summarization

  • Michael A. Smith
  • Takeo Kanade

Part of the The Kluwer International Series in Video Computing book series (VICO, volume 9)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Pages 1-16
  3. Pages 111-148
  4. Michael G. Christel
    Pages 149-172
  5. Pages 173-196
  6. Pages 197-200
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 201-204

About this book


Multimodal Video Characterization and Summarization is a valuable research tool for both professionals and academicians working in the video field.

This book describes the methodology for using multimodal audio, image, and text technology to characterize video content. This new and groundbreaking science has led to many advances in video understanding, such as the development of a video summary. Applications and methodology for creating video summaries are described, as well as user-studies for evaluation and testing.


Audio video visualization

Authors and affiliations

  • Michael A. Smith
    • 1
  • Takeo Kanade
    • 2
  1. 1.AVA Media SystemsCarnegie Mellon UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Carnegie Mellon UniversityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science + Business Media, Inc. 2005
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4020-7426-4
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-23008-5
  • Series Print ISSN 1571-5205
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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