publication . Conference object . 2009

Personal photo album summarization

Pinaki Sinha; Hamed Pirsiavash; Ramesh Jain;
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  • Published: 20 Oct 2009
  • Publisher: ACM Press
Abstract
Photo album summarization is the process of selecting a subset of photos from a larger collection which best preserves the information in the entire set and is semantically coherent. In this paper we propose a system which uses heterogeneous information sources associated with digital photos and generates a summary. Our algorithm adapts itself based on the type of event it is summarizing (Yearbook, Week or Single Day Event) We model the summarization problem as a retrieval problem based on different types of queries. We propose some evaluation metrics for the summary. We use an intuitive web based interface to present the results so that users can further explor...
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free text keywords: World Wide Web, Multi-document summarization, Web based interface, Automatic summarization, Computer science, Heterogeneous information, Information retrieval, Yearbook
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