Outline of Presentation Introduction of digital video libraries Introduction of the CMU Informedia Project Informedia: user perspective Informedia: technology perspective Informedia: system engineering perspective Introduction of our project How we do it Works done by us Future plans
Introduction of Digital Video Libraries Functions of a digital video library Why digital video libraries?
Functions of a Digital Video Library Storage and play back of video resources Online access of video resources Search of useful information through the vast data collections Retrieval of the most relevant selections
Why Digital Video Libraries? Digital signal is easy to handle in computer world Multimedia content is more interesting For education, training, sports and entertainment –dangerous chemical experiment –record of surgery process An organized way of retrieval media contents
CMU Informedia™ Project What is Informedia™ ? User Perspective Technology Perspective Systems Engineering Perspective
What is Informedia™ ? Digital Video Library Project (IDVL) By Carnegie Mellon University Begun in 1994 Leveraging two decades of related CMU research
Informedia: User Perspective Queries –keyboard or speech –map –similar faces Returning a set of ranked result in the form of thumbnails Retrieve and play the video clips