Team, Visitors, External Collaborators
Overall Objectives
Research Program
Application Domains
Highlights of the Year
New Results
Bilateral Contracts and Grants with Industry
Partnerships and Cooperations
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Section: Overall Objectives

Scientific objectives

Linkmedia investigates a number of key issues related to multimedia collections structured with explicit links: Can we discover what characterizes a collection and makes its coherence? Are there repeating motifs that create natural links and which deserve characterization and semantic interpretation? How to explicitly create links from pairwise distances? What structure should a linked collection have? How do we explain the semantic of a link? How explicit links can be used to improve information retrieval? To improve user experience?

In this general framework, the global objective of Linkmedia is to develop the scientific, methodological and technological foundations facilitating or automating the creation, the description and the exploitation of multimedia collections structured with explicit links. In particular, we target a number of key contributions in the following areas: