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Generating summaries for large collections of geo-referenced photographs

Alexander Jaffe, Mor Naaman, Tamir Tassa, Marc Davis
2006 Proceedings of the 15th international conference on World Wide Web - WWW '06  
We describe a framework for automatically selecting a summary set of photographs from a large collection of geo-referenced photos.  ...  An initial evaluation on a set of geo-referenced photos shows that our algorithm performs well, producing results that are highly rated by users.  ...  A key example is that of semantic zoom. This is an interface for browsing photos from a global geo-referenced collection on a map.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1135777.1135911 dblp:conf/www/JaffeNTD06 fatcat:msqwmtnsfbhwzgj3ohlf4pawxi

Generating summaries and visualization for large collections of geo-referenced photographs

Alexandar Jaffe, Mor Naaman, Tamir Tassa, Marc Davis
2006 Proceedings of the 8th ACM international workshop on Multimedia information retrieval - MIR '06  
We describe a framework for automatically selecting a summary set of photos from a large collection of geo-referenced photographs.  ...  A modified version of our summarization algorithm serves as a basis for a new map-based visualization of large collections of geo-referenced photos, called Tag Maps.  ...  Key insights from our algorithm helped us generate a new way of visualizing large collections of geo-referenced photographs.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1178677.1178692 dblp:conf/mir/JaffeNTD06 fatcat:iarbk2xkifhoxin5l5qsbd7o3u

Geotagging in multimedia and computer vision—a survey

Jiebo Luo, Dhiraj Joshi, Jie Yu, Andrew Gallagher
2010 Multimedia tools and applications  
In this paper, we survey geo-tagging related research within the context of multimedia and along three dimensions: 1) Modalities in which geographical information can be extracted, 2) Applications that  ...  Geo-tagging is a fast-emerging trend in digital photography and community photo sharing.  ...  It is a system for browsing large collections of photographs in 3D.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11042-010-0623-y fatcat:esd7subpbjhntpes6quvngtwti

Assigning textual names to sets of geographic coordinates

Mor Naaman, Yee Jiun Song, Andreas Paepcke, Hector Garcia-Molina
2006 Computers, Environment and Urban Systems  
The system was proven effective in an application that automatically organizes and names sets of geo-referenced digital photographs.  ...  One possible application of NameSet is to concisely present the geographical scope of a set of geo-referenced observations to a human user.  ...  We also thank Meredith Williams at Stanford for providing crucial help and guidance in the world of Geographic Information Systems.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2006.02.001 fatcat:csnlykohxfdj3mn5s66rs7lfqa

On-Site Recording of Excavation Data Using Mobile GIS

Nicholas Tripcevich, Steven A. Wernke
2010 Journal of Field Archaeology  
This article describes a digital interface that links precise spatial provenience with digital forms and geo-referenced photographs during excavation at a colonial site in highland Peru.  ...  The digital recording of spatial provenience for artifacts and features, together with complex attributes during excavation, while not problem-free, provides a streamlined recording process.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors thank the community of Tuti for their gracious hospitality and collaboration in the realization of the project.  ... 
doi:10.1179/009346910x12707321242511 fatcat:ngsxuzm245brlklsj33bpxsmpi

A Survey of Geo-tagged Multimedia Content Analysis within Flickr [chapter]

Evaggelos Spyrou, Phivos Mylonas
2014 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
In this manner it explores the role of information retrieval, integration and extraction from the technical point of view, coupled together with human social network activities, like, for instance, localization  ...  It further specializes its focus by providing an overview of current state-of-the-art techniques with respect to geo-tagged content access, processing and manipulation within the popular Flickr social  ...  [11] analyzed tags associated with geo-referenced Flickr images so as to generate knowledge. This knowledge was a set of the most "representative" tags for an area.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-662-44722-2_14 fatcat:ikhug3ptc5honpl3djdeb4srs4

Finding perfect rendezvous on the go

Heng Liu, Tao Mei, Jiebo Luo, Houqiang Li, Shipeng Li
2012 Proceedings of the 20th ACM international conference on Multimedia - MM '12  
Our approach takes advantage of advanced techniques for large-scale image retrieval and 3D model reconstruction from photos.  ...  Specifically, we first perform joint geo-visual clustering in the cloud to generate scene clusters, with each scene represented by a 3D model.  ...  First, we propose an approach for accurate image localization for mobile users, by taking advantage of the the geo-referenced images on the web and reconstructed 3D scene models.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2393347.2393357 dblp:conf/mm/LiuMLLL12 fatcat:ysmijm35sndxxcnfx62oatxavi

Augmented reality using ultra-wideband radar imagery

Lam Nguyen, Francois Koenig, Kelly Sherbondy, Kenneth I. Ranney, Armin W. Doerry
2011 Radar Sensor Technology XV  
ARL conducted an experiment and demonstrated the real-time geo-registration of the two independent data streams. The integration of the AR sub-system into the radar system is underway.  ...  We have designed and built a vehicle-based, low-frequency UWB SAR radar for proof-of-concept demonstration in detecting obstacles for autonomous navigation, detecting concealed targets (mines, etc.), and  ...  Yohan Baillot of ITT Industries for the development and customization of software features that allow the integration of SAR information into the AR system. The authors also thank Mr.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.883285 fatcat:nwyqo4ckizgaxpxhomggqm2hbi

A new method for ecological surveying of the abyss using autonomous underwater vehicle photography

Kirsty J. Morris, Brian J. Bett, Jennifer M. Durden, Veerle A. I. Huvenne, Rosanna Milligan, Daniel O. B. Jones, Stephen McPhail, Katleen Robert, David M. Bailey, Henry A. Ruhl
2014 Limnology and Oceanography : Methods  
An automated workflow for image processing was developed that corrected nonuniform illumination and color, geo-referenced the photographs, and produced 10-image mosaics ('tiles,' each representing a continuous  ...  This contribution describes a new deep-sea digital still camera system that takes high-frequency (>1 Hz) color photographs of the seafloor, suitable for detailed biological and habitat assessment, and  ...  We also thank Andrew Shaw, Gerard McCarthy, and John Prytherch for assistance with Matlab coding. David Billett and Paul Tyler for taxa identifications.  ... 
doi:10.4319/lom.2014.12.795 fatcat:vkzhcuqb7vgq7j5l5hczw4bwxu

How flickr helps us make sense of the world

Lyndon Kennedy, Mor Naaman, Shane Ahern, Rahul Nair, Tye Rattenbury
2007 Proceedings of the 15th international conference on Multimedia - MULTIMEDIA '07  
First step: Identify representative tags for arbitrary locations, by browsing and processing the various tags associated with pictures taken in the area.  ...  Key contribution: combining tag-based, location-based and image content-based analysis to automatically "organize" pictures taken in arbitrary locations of the world.  ...  -generate summaries of sub-collections by selecting representative photos for places and identified landmarks.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1291233.1291384 dblp:conf/mm/KennedyNANR07 fatcat:nlbcex5otnfethyio4c2mrriba

Straightforward reconstruction of 3D surfaces and topography with a camera: Accuracy and geoscience application

M. R. James, S. Robson
2012 Journal of Geophysical Research  
Here, we test and use an alternative technique based on freely available computer vision software which allows general geoscientists to easily create accurate 3D models from field photographs taken with  ...  1] Topographic measurements for detailed studies of processes such as erosion or mass movement are usually acquired by expensive laser scanners or rigorous photogrammetry.  ...  Harle for freely providing the code that this work is based on. We thank J. P. Muller for provision of the Gotcha stereo matching engine, I. Marshall for use of the Riegl laser scanner, H.  ... 
doi:10.1029/2011jf002289 fatcat:jie76rqttvdjfbytme4ojsdqb4

A Methodology for Tracing Lived-in Urban Heritage based on GPS and Satellite Image Processing Technology

The process of urbanization and urban development in cities at an alarming rate pose numerous challenges for preservation and conservation of lived-in urban heritage therein.  ...  With the increasing demand for land and the resultant emphasis given to direct economic value of urban land, the significance of urban history and heritage in cities is underrated in the process of urban  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT Authors would like to acknowledge the Senate Research Committee (SRC) Grant, University of Moratuwa, Moratuwa, Sri Lanka for funding this research.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijitee.c1009.0193s20 fatcat:5noeypgtcfen5mmz4zgluuttu4

High-level geospatial information discovery and fusion for geocoded multimedia

Andrew Ennis, Liming Chen, Chris D. Nugent, George Ioannidis, Alexandru Stan
2013 International Journal of Pervasive Computing and Communications  
Improvements and portability of technologies and smart devices have enabled a rapid growth in the amount of user generated media such as photographs and videos.  ...  Whilst various media generation and management systems exist it still remains a challenge to discover the right information, for the right purpose.  ...  They validated their results by comparing the geo-tags that have been propagated with the real location of the non-geo-referenced photographs.  ... 
doi:10.1108/ijpcc-09-2013-0026 fatcat:sua7uo6ebvb2vcg5npww5gqmdy

Utilizing Geo-referenced Mobile Game Technology for Universally Accessible Virtual Geology Field Trips

Natalie Bursztyn, Joel Pederson, Brett Shelton, Andrew Walker, Todd Campbell
2015 International Journal of Education in Mathematics Science and Technology  
Our focus is on utilizing the geo-referencing capabilities of smart devices within spatially scaled educational games.  ...  We propose in this concept paper that the contextualized learning and engagement of field trips can be simulated by virtual field trips for smart mobile devices.  ...  use to explore virtual worlds in real geo-referenced outdoor spaces.  ... 
doi:10.18404/ijemst.88970 fatcat:swmir6pwjnffbpj46d5ry3rhgy

From Where to What: Metadata Sharing for Digital Photographs with Geographic Coordinates [chapter]

Mor Naaman, Andreas Paepcke, Hector Garcia-Molina
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
LOCALE thus allows (i) text search over unlabeled sets of photos, and (ii) automated label suggestions for unlabeled photos.  ...  For a photograph with no label, LOCALE can use the shared information to assign a label based on other photographs that were taken in the same area.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was made possible by the help of the Stanford Visitor Center.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-39964-3_14 fatcat:fiunytqmwnbotpzyyf7qevcwzq
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