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Context data in geo-referenced digital photo collections

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Context data in geo-referenced digital photo collections
Given time and location information about digital photographs we can automatically generate an abundance of related contextual metadata, using off-the-shelf and Web-based data sources. Among these are the local daylight status and weather conditions at the time and place a photo was taken. This metadata has the potential of serving as memory cues and filters when browsing photo collections, especially as these collections grow into the tens of thousands and span dozens of years. We describe the contextual metadata that we automatically assemble for a photograph, given time and location, as well as a browser interface that utilizes that metadata. We then present the results of a user study and a survey that together expose which categories of contextual metadata are most useful for recalling and finding photographs. We identify among still unavailable metadata categories those that are most promising to develop next. Categories and Subject Descriptors H.5.1 [Information Systems Appl...
Mor Naaman, Susumu Harada, QianYing Wang, Hector G
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Year 2004
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Authors Mor Naaman, Susumu Harada, QianYing Wang, Hector Garcia-Molina, Andreas Paepcke
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