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Title: Modeling and Annotating the Expressive Semantics of Dance Videos
Authors: Ramadoss, Balakrishnan
Rajkumar, Kannan
Keywords: Agents
Dance videos
Macro features
Micro features
Video annotation
Video semantics
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: Institute of Information Theories and Applications FOI ITHEA
Abstract: Dance videos are interesting and semantics-intensive. At the same time, they are the complex type of videos compared to all other types such as sports, news and movie videos. In fact, dance video is the one which is less explored by the researchers across the globe. Dance videos exhibit rich semantics such as macro features and micro features and can be classified into several types. Hence, the conceptual modeling of the expressive semantics of the dance videos is very crucial and complex. This paper presents a generic Dance Video Semantics Model (DVSM) in order to represent the semantics of the dance videos at different granularity levels, identified by the components of the accompanying song. This model incorporates both syntactic and semantic features of the videos and introduces a new entity type called, Agent, to specify the micro features of the dance videos. The instantiations of the model are expressed as graphs. The model is implemented as a tool using J2SE and JMF to annotate the macro and micro features of the dance videos. Finally examples and evaluation results are provided to depict the effectiveness of the proposed dance video model.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10525/234
ISSN: 1313-048X
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