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ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (TOMM), Volume 2 Issue 1, February 2006

Content-based multimedia information retrieval: State of the art and challenges
Michael S. Lew, Nicu Sebe, Chabane Djeraba, Ramesh Jain
Pages: 1-19
DOI: 10.1145/1126004.1126005
Extending beyond the boundaries of science, art, and culture, content-based multimedia information retrieval provides new paradigms and methods for searching through the myriad variety of media all over the world. This survey reviews 100+ recent...

Content-based retrieval of 3D models
Alberto Del Bimbo, Pietro Pala
Pages: 20-43
DOI: 10.1145/1126004.1126006
In the past few years, there has been an increasing availability of technologies for the acquisition of digital 3D models of real objects and the consequent use of these models in a variety of applications, in medicine, engineering, and cultural...

Fusion of AV features and external information sources for event detection in team sports video
Huaxin Xu, Tat-Seng Chua
Pages: 44-67
DOI: 10.1145/1126004.1126007
The use of AV features alone is insufficient to induce high-level semantics. This article proposes a framework that utilizes both internal AV features and various types of external information sources for event detection in team sports video. Three...

The Story Picturing Engine---a system for automatic text illustration
Dhiraj Joshi, James Z. Wang, Jia Li
Pages: 68-89
DOI: 10.1145/1126004.1126008
We present an unsupervised approach to automated story picturing. Semantic keywords are extracted from the story, an annotated image database is searched. Thereafter, a novel image ranking scheme automatically determines the importance of each image....