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Zodiac: A History-Based Interactive Video Authoring System

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Zodiac: A History-Based Interactive Video Authoring System
Easy-to-use audio/video authoring tools play a crucial role in moving multimedia software from research curiosity to mainstream applications. However, research in multimedia authoring systems has rarely been documented in the literature. This paper describes the design and implementation of an interactive video authoring system called Zodiac, which employs an innovative edit history abstraction to support several unique editing features not found in existing commercial and research video editing systems. Zodiac provides users a conceptually clean and semantically powerful branching history model of edit operations to organize the authoring process, and to navigate among versions of authored documents. In addition, by analyzing the edit history, Zodiac is able to reliably detect a composed video stream’s shot and scene boundaries, which facilitates interactive video browsing. Zodiac also features a video object annotation capability that allows users to associate annotations to moving...
Tzi-cker Chiueh, Tulika Mitra, Anindya Neogi, Chua
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Type Conference
Year 1998
Where MM
Authors Tzi-cker Chiueh, Tulika Mitra, Anindya Neogi, Chuan-Kai Yang
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