Section: Contracts and Grants with Industry
ACI Masse de Données Demi-ton
This project entitled "Multimodal description for automatic structuring of TV streams" started in Oct. 2004 and is funded by the ACI Masse de Données. The partners are the METISS and TEXMEX groups at IRISA and the DCA group at INA.
The aim of this project is to propose and evaluate algorithms to structure the video stream in order to automate this tedious part of the indexing process at INA. The main scientific objectives are the joint modeling of different medias (image, text, meta-data, sound, etc.) in a statistical framework and the use of prior information, mainly the program guide, in collaboration with a statistical model.
In the framework of this project, our team works on the use of segment models for video structuring as well as on the segmentation and transcription of the video stream soundtrack.