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Multimedia Information Retrieval

Multimedia Information Retrieval

This video was recorded at 4th Russian Summer School in Information Retrieval (RuSSIR), Voronezh 2010. At its very core multimedia information retrieval means the process of searching for and nding multimedia documents; the corresponding research field is concerned with building the best possible multimedia search engines. The intriguing bit here is that the query itself can be a multimedia excerpt. This course examines the full matrix of a variety of query modes versus document types. The course discusses techniques and common approaches to facilitate multimedia search engines: metadata driven retrieval; piggyback text retrieval where automated processes create text surrogates for multimedia; automated image annotation; content-based retrieval. The latter is studied in great depth looking... Show More

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