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Automating the Linking of Content and Concept

Tansley, Robert, Bird, Colin, Hall, Wendy, Lewis, Paul and Weal, Mark (2000) Automating the Linking of Content and Concept At Proceedings ACM Multimedia 2000. , pp. 445-448.

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In previous work we have described a multimedia system, MAVIS 2, supporting content and concept based retrieval and navigation. A central component of the system is a multimedia thesaurus in which media content is associated with appropriate concepts in a semantic layer. A major challenge is identifying and constructing these associations in a particular application without requiring a huge amount of manual effort. In this paper we propose a two phase approach to the problem. In the first phase, latent semantic analysis is used to associate metadata available for some media objects with concept class descriptions. This facilitates automatic associations to be made with the concept layer for those media objects. In the second phase, media content matching is used to classify media objects without metadata through their similarity to media objects classified in phase 1.

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Published date: 2000
Additional Information: Address: New York
Venue - Dates: Proceedings ACM Multimedia 2000, 2000-01-01
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


Local EPrints ID: 254205
ISBN: 0-201-48566-4
PURE UUID: 62cd5a0a-5180-4201-9d9c-9784f3ac09c2
ORCID for Wendy Hall: ORCID iD
ORCID for Mark Weal: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 17 May 2001
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:54

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Author: Robert Tansley
Author: Colin Bird
Author: Wendy Hall ORCID iD
Author: Paul Lewis
Author: Mark Weal ORCID iD

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