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Multimedia Tools and Applications

, Volume 73, Issue 3, pp 1777–1793 | Cite as

Multimedia applications for playing with digitized theater performances

  • Marc Caillet
  • Cécile Roisin
  • Jean Carrive
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Abstract

This article presents a multimedia production chain that specializes in semantically annotated digitized theater performances. Semantic annotations—we prefer the term descriptions—are expressed in a description language that combines object-oriented features, taxonomical inheritance and temporal aggregations. The descriptions that are produced from several types of content related to the same theater play are synchronized at several levels of granularity providing rich relationships between the narrative structure of the text of the play and the narrative structure of the digitized theater performances. Two applications for multimedia access and navigation are presented in this paper, namely Dual Players, a navigation application that allows to synchronously play acts and scenes of two recordings; and Synthesizer that produces a raw publication of a new audiovisual document on the basis of the recordings.

Keywords

Semantic annotation Temporal segmentation Theater performance Multimedia application 

Notes

Acknowledgments

Part of this work has been supported by the European Commission under contract FP-020726, Knowledge Space of semantic inference for automatic annotation and retrieval of multimedia content (K-Space).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Grenoble Alpes, LIG INRIA / INASt-IsmierFrance
  2. 2.University of Grenoble Alpes, LIG INRIASt-IsmierFrance
  3. 3.INABry-sur-MarneFrance

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