STRUCTURED MEDIA FOR AUTHORING MULTIMEDIA DOCUMENTS [chapter]

Tien Tran-Thuong, Cécile Roisin
2003 Series in Machine Perception and Artificial Intelligence  
This paper proposes a new way for authoring multimedia documents. It uses the concept of structured media that allows to deeper access into media objects. An experiment of structuring video in our authoring and presentation environment for multimedia documents is described. It allows the author to interactively specify various audiovisual structures. A video description and structuration model is used for the composition of video elements (character, shot, scene, etc.) with other media objects
more » ... ther media objects (text, sound, image, etc). Such a composition allows to easily realize attractive multimedia presentations where media stuffs can be synchronized in rich and various ways (spatio-temporal synchronization, temporal links, etc.).
doi:10.1142/9789812775375_0016 fatcat:d43e3toqlfht5khqwnuhir3twq