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Content control in multimedia applications

Zoë Swiderski
2001 CHI '01 extended abstracts on Human factors in computer systems - CHI '01  
This paper describes a 'volume' control for multimedia objects. The volume control is used to adjust the level of detail presented in multiple media objects.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Zoë Swiderski's research is supported by the Distributed Multimedia Research Group at Lancaster University, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and British Telecom  ...  This will allow multimedia to be tailored according to different criteria, for example: • user ability an advanced student may not require as much information as a novice student • user preference a user  ... 
doi:10.1145/634295.634314 fatcat:sotxpteffrbevoti4wz6fmcxoe

Personalized multimedia retrieval

Nicu Sebe, Qi Tian
2007 Proceedings of the international workshop on Workshop on multimedia information retrieval - MIR '07  
The aim of this paper is to present an overview of the current situation in this hot topic of Multimedia Information Retrieval: Personalization. We are considering several aspects of this problem.  ...  CHALLENGES Despite the considerable progress of academic research in multimedia information retrieval [30] , there has been relatively little impact of multimedia information retrieval (MIR) research  ...  Machine learning of algorithms using multimedia promises portability across users, domains, and environments.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1290082.1290124 dblp:conf/mir/SebeT07 fatcat:xtk6xll3jjat5nu3r5ygef6rey

Content control in multimedia applications

Zoë Swiderski
2001 CHI '01 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '01  
This paper describes a 'volume' control for multimedia objects. The volume control is used to adjust the level of detail presented in multiple media objects.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Zoë Swiderski's research is supported by the Distributed Multimedia Research Group at Lancaster University, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and British Telecom  ...  This will allow multimedia to be tailored according to different criteria, for example: • user ability an advanced student may not require as much information as a novice student • user preference a user  ... 
doi:10.1145/634067.634314 dblp:conf/chi/Swiderski01 fatcat:wt77xvhwdfeqzlt3qiuvf4vbci

Multimedia Science Projects

Diane McGrath, Chandima Cumaranatunge, Misook Ji, Huiping Chen, Winston Broce, Kathleen Wright
1997 Journal of Research on Computing in Education  
' projects at a conference.Researchers acted as participant observers, providing technical support as the students carried out their multimedia projects.  ...  The research reported here began as a staff development project in which teachers of grades 3-11 produced multimedia projects, conducted a similar project in their own classes, and showed their students  ...  Reasons given included: "getting to know so much about one place"; learning "so much more"; "not so boring as books," questions, tests, and lectures; "it doesn't seem like science"; "it was hands on";  ... 
doi:10.1080/08886504.1997.10782211 fatcat:tbqcoukde5ha3i3erz755azdty

Medical Multimedia Retrieval 2.0

H. Müller
2008 IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics  
Still, when reusing and linking much of the electronic patient record's data, image retrieval can be a technology to help extract important knowledge and navigate through the large amounts of data.  ...  Objectives The objective of this article is to provide an overview of current trends in medical multimedia retrieval.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was partially funded by the European Union through the KnowARC project (grant 032691), the Swiss National Science Foundation (FNS, grant 205321-109304/1), and the HES SO through  ... 
doi:10.1055/s-0038-1638584 fatcat:hkwclc43qnai5bn5oge7f5yffe

MPEG and multimedia communications

L. Chiariglione
1997 IEEE transactions on circuits and systems for video technology (Print)  
Lack of suitable multi-industry standards supporting it is one reason for the unfulfilled promise.  ...  contribute to solve the problems that are hindering multimedia communications.  ...  again to the new standardization project MPEG-4, which promises to become the enabling technology for multimedia communications.  ... 
doi:10.1109/76.554414 fatcat:cuaedhm335bpxpxtty44an2vwe

Accessing multimedia through concept clustering

John Kominek, Rick Kazman
1997 Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '97  
Our goal is to unearth some promising candidates.  ...  We chose videoconferencing ABSTRACT Multimedia information retrieval is a challenging problem because multimedia information is not inherently structured.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We would like to thank Iain Little for his work on Jabber's user interface, Reem Al-Halimi for her work on LexTree, Stewart Chao for his work on temporal idiom recognition, and Marilyn  ... 
doi:10.1145/258549.258567 dblp:conf/chi/KominekK97 fatcat:buez24jjhfabvl77hwx6b42y6a

Multimedia processors

I. Kuroda, T. Nishitani
1998 Proceedings of the IEEE  
Recent general-purpose microprocessors for workstations and personal computers (PC's) use special built-in hardware for multimedia processing, so the multimedia processors described in this paper include  ...  To clarify the advantages of a high-speed multimedia processing capability, we define these chips as multimedia processors.  ...  On the other hand, the word lengths needed for multimedia processing are 8, 16, or 24 bits, which are much shorter than the word lengths of today's microprocessors.  ... 
doi:10.1109/5.687835 fatcat:uqmrprob5rbwzgodp6fgq4buea

Human-centered multimedia: culture, deployment, and access

A. Jaimes, N. Dimitrova
2006 IEEE Multimedia  
, International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, and the Pacific Rim Conference on Multimedia).  ...  Acknowledgments I'd like to thank Nicu Sebe for fruitful discussions on this topic, and the attendees of our recent tutorials on this topic (at ACM Multimedia, International Conference on Computer Vision  ...  Although important progress has been made, particularly in ambient intelligence applications 8 and in the use of metadata from mobile devices, 9,10 much work needs to be done and one of the technical  ... 
doi:10.1109/mmul.2006.8 fatcat:rxut55bqhnfy7brwnzxu6ldbpa

Multimedia information retrieval

Alejandro Jaimes, Mike Christel, Sébastien Gilles, Ramesh Sarukkai, Wei-Ying Ma
2005 Proceedings of the 7th ACM SIGMM international workshop on Multimedia information retrieval - MIR '05  
The user logs also showed that users' queries tended to become longer, for query-only access, as tests progressed.  ...  User Interfaces Although much work has been carried out in information retrieval to improve the effectiveness of these systems to match relevant and ignore irrelevant documents, very little work has taken  ...  extended Backus-Naur form (EBNF) as Image Indexing Algorithm The im ages were indexed by taking a vector sum of the descriptors o f the nodes which are connected to them, and then normalising the vector so  ... 
doi:10.1145/1101826.1101829 dblp:conf/mir/JaimesCGSM05 fatcat:owowzcfhjzd3dfuchmu52kld5a

Multimedia Utopia? A Geographical Critique of High-Tech Development in Malaysia's Multimedia Super Corridor

Tim Bunnell
2002 Antipode  
Indeed, it might be objected that the MSC is little more than an FTZ with a high-tech spin.  ...  Malaysian policy-makers recognise technological innovation and creativity as crucial for success in a global economy based on information technology (Huff 1999) , and this means not so much-or, at least  ... 
doi:10.1111/1467-8330.00238 fatcat:6o72ierlx5eghk627ooiuqgbo4

Will Music Schools Embrace Multimedia Software?

Alec Johnson, Jay Ebben
2017 Entrepreneur and Innovation Exchange  
And once I realized that, then it was easier for me to step away from practicing so much.  ...  This is good progress. Are we still on track?' Yes, it's on track.  ... 
doi:10.17919/x9cd5x fatcat:xnl57uu45zgf3ah4cop26ddjja

Distributed multimedia systems

V.O.K. Li, Wanjiun Liao
1997 Proceedings of the IEEE  
senses and provides the ultimate flexibility in work and entertainment, allowing one to collaborate with remote participants, view movies on demand, access on-line digital libraries from the desktop, and so  ...  A distributed multimedia system (DMS) is an integrated communication, computing, and information system that enables the processing, management, delivery, and presentation of synchronized multimedia information  ...  There is much research on devising multimedia query languages [186] , [192] - [195] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/5.611116 fatcat:xdmlblqyljglxpr3yeyks65vda

Multimedia Telecommunications toward the 21st Century [chapter]

Takahiko Kamae
1991 Telekommunikation und multimediale Anwendungen der Informatik  
The next decade will see the ubiquitous availability of multimedia information in business, homes, education, health care and entertainment.  ...  While it is convenient to use existing data models for projecting multimedia use, it is difficult to progress to newer and contradictory paradigms.  ...  Conclusions There is revolutionary potential for a worldwide multimedia network with technological, economic, and environmental progress taking place concurrently.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-77060-9_8 dblp:conf/gi/Kamae91 fatcat:aomxqvwnwrdrjju4dy2o6gvjva

Multimedia search reranking

Tao Mei, Yong Rui, Shipeng Li, Qi Tian
2014 ACM Computing Surveys  
We conclude with several promising directions for future research.  ...  Approaches that apply text search techniques for multimedia search have achieved limited success as they entirely ignore visual content as a ranking signal.  ...  Therefore, the future of multimedia search re-ranking depends a lot on the collective focus and overall progress in each aspect of multimedia retrieval, especially the crowdsourced knowledge contributed  ... 
doi:10.1145/2536798 fatcat:6kmga3jo4fa2tp4354wukfuzja
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