Avrithis, Y., Kompatsiaris, Y., Staab, S., O'Connor, N. (Eds.)
2006, XII, 241 p.
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the First International Conference on Semantics and Digital Media Technologies, SAMT 2006, held in Athens, Greece in December 2006.
The 17 revised full papers presented together with a invited keynote paper were carefully reviewed and selected from 68 submissions. SAMT 2006 targets to narrow the `Semantic Gap', the large disparity between the low-level descriptors that can be computed automatically from multimedia content and the richness and subjectivity of semantics in user queries and human interpretations of audiovisual media. The papers address a wide area of integrative research on new knowledge-based forms of digital media systems, semantics and low-level multimedia processing.
Content vs. Context for Multimedia Semantics: The Case of SenseCam Image Structuring.- A Scalable Framework for Multimedia Knowledge Management.- In Search for Your Own Virtual Individual.- Enabling Multimedia Metadata Interoperability by Defining Formal Semantics of MPEG-7 Profiles.- Trend Detection in Folksonomies.- Personal Semantic Indexation of Images Using Textual Annotations.- Human Activity Language: Grounding Concepts with a Linguistic Framework.- An Engine for Content-Aware On-Line Video Adaptation.- Image Clustering Using Multimodal Keywords.- A Probability-Based Unified 3D Shape Search.- A Bayesian Network Approach to Multi-feature Based Image Retrieval.- Extraction of Motion Activity from Scalable-Coded Video Sequences.- Image Classification Using an Ant Colony Optimization Approach.- Use of Image Regions in Context-Adaptive Image Classification.- BPT Enhancement Based on Syntactic and Semantic Criteria.- Semantic Image Analysis Using a Learning Approach and Spatial Context.- A Context-Based Region Labeling Approach for Semantic Image Segmentation.- Automated Speech and Audio Analysis for Semantic Access to Multimedia.