Designing an Interactive Map of Musical Culture and a Digital Humanity App

  • Sheng-Chih ChenEmail author
  • Chiung-Hui Hwang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9187)


An array of elements such as history, culture, music and delicacy can easily attract travelers’ attention. In this paper, we attempt to design a mobile and visual search platform to help tourists understand these elements easily. Our target area is Dadaocheng, which is a well-known destination in Taiwan. We focus on local shops and design customized signboards for their digital marketing, cultural and creativity value-adding services. In addition, these signboards can serve as user’s search target. The platform of our design provides search engine services with a monitoring mechanism at the server. Each query image is captured by mobile phone’s camera, and search results on time and accuracy are recorded on the monitoring platform. This research focuses on the performance of visual search accuracy under ordinary circumstances. The overall process can be completed in one second. Current experimental results indicate that recognition rate can reach 88 percent.


Visual Search Query Image Local Shop Destination Information Mobile Tourist 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of CommunicationNational ChengChi UniversityTaipei CityTaiwan
  2. 2.General Education CenterNational Chiao Tung UniversityHsinchu CityTaiwan

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