Multimodal Video Characterization and Summarization is a valuable research tool for both professionals and academicians working in the video field.
This book describes the methodology for using multimodal audio, image, and text technology to characterize video content. This new and groundbreaking science has led to many advances in video understanding, such as the development of a video summary. Applications and methodology for creating video summaries are described, as well as user-studies for evaluation and testing.
Each book is clearly written using simple sentences and familiar vocabulary. Brilliant color photos, fascinating sidebars, and user-friendly fact boxes, charts, and tables highlight key information in the text.Lights! Camera! Action! Get your backstage pass to the world of popular entertainment -- from The Simpsons to CNN to MTV -- in this exciting series that goes behind the scenes, introduces readers to cast and crew, and even teaches them how to talk shop like pros!
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