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Descriptive visual words and visual phrases for image applications
The Bag-of-visual Words (BoW) image representation has been applied for various problems in the fields of multimedia and computer vision. The basic idea is to represent images as ...
Shiliang Zhang, Qi Tian, Gang Hua, Qingming Huang,...
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2009
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Generating location overviews with images and tags by mining user-generated travelogues
Automatically generating location overviews in the form of both visual and textual descriptions is highly desired for online services such as travel planning, to provide attractiv...
Qiang Hao, Rui Cai, Xin-Jing Wang, Jiang-Ming Yang...
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2009
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Web image mining towards universal age estimator
In this paper, we present an automatic web image mining system towards building a universal human age estimator based on facial information, which is applicable to all ethnic grou...
Bingbing Ni, Zheng Song, Shuicheng Yan
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2009
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A method for rapid personalization of audio equalization parameters
Potential users of audio production software, such as audio equalizers, may be discouraged by the complexity of the interface. We describe a system that simplifies the interface b...
Andrew T. Sabin, Bryan Pardo
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2009
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Visual summaries of popular landmarks from community photo collections
We present a novel data-driven algorithm that leverages online image repositories such as Flickr for automatically generating tourist maps. Our hypothesis is that, given a large e...
Wei-Chao Chen, Agathe Battestini, Natasha Gelfand,...
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2009
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Unfolding speaker clustering potential: a biomimetic approach
Speaker clustering is the task of grouping a set of speech utterances into speaker-specific classes. The basic techniques for solving this task are similar to those used for spea...
Thilo Stadelmann, Bernd Freisleben
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2009
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Deep exploration for experiential image retrieval
Experiential image retrieval systems aim to provide the user with a natural and intuitive search experience. The goal is to empower the user to navigate large collections based on...
Bart Thomee, Mark J. Huiskes, Erwin M. Bakker, Mic...
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2009
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Towards characterizing user interaction with progressively transmitted 3D meshes
We collected traces of how 37 users interacted with 9 progressively streamed and rendered 3D meshes. We analyze the traces and discuss the insights that we learned in relation to ...
Ransi Nilaksha De Silva, Wei Cheng, Dan Liu, Wei T...
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2009
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Comparing fact finding tasks and user survey for evaluating a video browsing tool
There are still no established methods for the evaluation of browsing and exploratory search tools. In the (multimedia) information retrieval community evaluations following the C...
Werner Bailer, Herwig Rehatschek
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2009
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A crowdsourceable QoE evaluation framework for multimedia content
Until recently, QoE (Quality of Experience) experiments had to be conducted in academic laboratories; however, with the advent of ubiquitous Internet access, it is now possible to...
Kuan-Ta Chen, Chen-Chi Wu, Yu-Chun Chang, Chin-Lau...
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