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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2006 Vol.7 No.5 P.819-829


Sports video summarization and adaptation for application in mobile communication

Author(s):  Gao Wen, Huang Qing-ming, Jiang Shu-qiang, Zhang Peng

Affiliation(s):  Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100080, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   wgao@jdl.ac.cn, qmhuang@jdl.ac.cn, sqjiang@jdl.ac.cn, peng.zhang@jdl.ac.cn

Key Words:  Video analysis, Video transcoding, Highlight summary, Animation generation, Mobile communication

Gao Wen, Huang Qing-ming, Jiang Shu-qiang, Zhang Peng. Sports video summarization and adaptation for application in mobile communication[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2006, 7(5): 819-829.

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Sports video appeals to large audiences due to its high commercial potentials. Automatically extracting useful semantic information and generating highlight summary from sports video to facilitate user’s accessing requirements is an important problem, especially in the forthcoming broadband mobile communication and the need for users to access their multimedia information of interest from anywhere at anytime with their most convenient digital equipments. In this paper, a system to generate highlight summaries oriented for mobile applications is introduced, which includes highlight extraction and video adaptation. In this system, several highlight extraction techniques are provided for field sports video and racket sports video by using multi-modal information. To enhance user’s viewing experience and save bandwidth, 3D animation from highlight segment is also generated. As an important procedure to make video analysis results universally applicable, video transcoding techniques are applied to adapt the video for mobile communication environment and user preference. Experimental results are encouraging and show the advantage and feasibility of the system for multimedia content personalization, enhancement and adaptation to meet different user preference and network/device requirements.

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