Multimedia Tools and Applications

, Volume 27, Issue 3, pp 393–410 | Cite as

Towards a Smarter Meeting Record—Capture and Access of Meetings Revisited

  • Werner Geyer
  • Heather RichterEmail author
  • Gregory D. Abowd


Multimedia records of meetings contain a rich amount of project information. However, finding detailed information in a meeting record can be difficult because there is no structural information other than time to aid navigation. In this paper we survey and discuss various ways of indexing meeting records by categorizing existing approaches along multiple dimensions. We then introduce the notion of creating indices based upon user interaction with domain-specific artifacts. As an example to illustrate the use of domain-specific artifacts to create meaningful pointers into the meeting record, we describe capture and access in a prototype system that supports general meeting artifacts.


capture access multimedia meeting record indexing domain-specific artifact teamwork distributed meetings 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Werner Geyer
    • 1
  • Heather Richter
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    Email author
  • Gregory D. Abowd
    • 2
  1. 1.IBM T.J. Watson Research CenterCambridge
  2. 2.College of Computing & GVU CenterGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA
  3. 3.Department of Software and Information SystemsUNC CharlotteCharlotteUSA

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