Exploiting captions for access to multimedia databases
Rowe, Neil C.
Guglielmo, Eugene J.
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Descriptive captions help organize noncompetitive media. But automated use of captions in retrieval from computerized multimedia databases has not been much examined because it would seem to require significant natural language processing. We argue that captions can be naturally expressed in a restricted language whose interpretations is easier than general natural- language understanding. We describe a multimedia database system that stores interpreted captions in predicate calculus for each media datum; it then interprets restricted-language queries, and finds matching media objects
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Rowe, Neil C.; Guglielmo, Eugene J. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1992-07); NPS-CS-92-011Descriptive natural-language captions can help organize multimedia data. We described our MARIE system that interprets English queries directing the fetch of media objects. it is novel in the extent to which it exploits ...
Rowe, Neil C. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2004);We survey research on using captions in data mining from the Web. Captions are text that describes some other information (typically, multimedia). Since text is considerably easier to index and manipulate than non-text ...
Exploiting Captions for Multimedia Data Mining / Chapter in Encyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networking Rowe, Neil C. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2005);Captions are essential accompaniments to multimedia data objects as a way to facilitate their data mining. This article describes the kinds of possible captions and the task of recognizing them. It then discusses the forms ...