A Content Based Retrieval Video System for Educational Environments

  • Antoni Bibiloni
  • Ricardo Galli
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The interest in indexing and querying video data is growing rapidly. Desktop video is a new and attractive medium for communication between people using computers and networks. The main focus in any video information system is to develop a database management system with a friendly content-based retrieval of the digital video information.

In this paper, we present an on-line video system for educational purposes. The interface consist of two modules. An annotation-video-interface which can be used to put keywords, comments, proposal exercises, recommended lectures and so on in video segments. The annotations specify video sequences information for the automatic generation of a video library indexed by content. And a query-video-interface which can be used to extract the relevant segments of video that satisfy the specific query condition.

Also we will show how a standard relational database management system can be extended in order to handle queries by content. Based on these ideas, we have built a prototype video content-based retrieval system called Educational Video On Line.


Video Sequence Video Data Video Segment Educational Video Video Source 
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

  • Antoni Bibiloni
    • 1
  • Ricardo Galli
    • 1
  1. 1.Depart. Matemàtiques i InformàticaUniversitat de les Illes BalearsPalma (Baleares)Spain

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