Space-Time Mappings as Database Browsing Tools
One possible value to examining cinematic structures is that once understood, they can serve as visual and conceptual mappings which can then function as an interface to accessing the work in question. Determining such structures is not purely a systematic technique, but some ideas about segmentation can perhaps be useful in developing approaches to accessing visual material.
KeywordsVisual databases film video browsing narrative segmentation spatio-temporal mapping Cartesian grid
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- Burch, N. Theory of Film Practice. Princeton University Press, 1981.Google Scholar
- Cue Video. Visual media management. IBM Almaden Research Center, 1997. http://www.almaden.ibm.com/cs/cuevideo/
- Mamber, S. Hitchcock: The conceptual and the pre-digital. Stanford Humanities Review 7.2 (March 1999), pp. 128–136.Google Scholar
- Manovich, L. The Language of New Media. MIT Press, 2001.Google Scholar
- Metz, C. Film Language: A Semiotics of the Cinema. University of Chicago Press, 1991.Google Scholar
- Salt, B. Film Style & Technology: History and Analysis. London: Starword, 1983.Google Scholar
- Virage. VideoLogger Automatic video encoding and indexing, http://www.virage.com