Lexicon-based Browsers for Searching in News Video Archives

M. Worring, C.G.M. Snoek, D.C. Koelma, G.P. Nguyen, O. de Rooij
2006 18th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR'06)  
In this paper we present the methods and visualizations used in the MediaMill video search engine. The basis for the engine is a semantic indexing process which derives a lexicon of 101 concepts. To support the user in navigating the collection, the system defines a visual similarity space, a semantic similarity space, a semantic thread space, and browsers to explore them. The search system is evaluated within the TRECVID benchmark. We obtain a top-3 result for 19 out of 24 search topics. In
more » ... ition, we obtain the highest mean average precision of all search participants.
doi:10.1109/icpr.2006.760 dblp:conf/icpr/WorringSKNR06 fatcat:alhdjfsk6fgtbmwzscrmtbis44