Smartwatch: An automated video event finder

S. Dagtas, T. McGee, Mohamed Abdel-Mottaleb

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Scopus citations


An automated video event detection system that combines textual and aural analysis techniques is presented. Experiments on eight hours of video where keyword-only search resulted in 20% precision are discussed. Combining text and audio improved the precision to 80%.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the ACM International Multimedia Conference and Exhibition
Number of pages2
StatePublished - Dec 1 2000
Externally publishedYes
Event8th ACM International Conference on Multimedia (ACM Multimedia 2000) - Los Angeles, CA, United States
Duration: Oct 30 2000Nov 4 2000


Other8th ACM International Conference on Multimedia (ACM Multimedia 2000)
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityLos Angeles, CA


  • Audio
  • Content based analysis
  • Textual search
  • Video events

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)


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