Shot and Scene Detection via Hierarchical Clustering for Re-using Broadcast Video

  • Lorenzo BaraldiEmail author
  • Costantino Grana
  • Rita Cucchiara
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9256)


Video decomposition techniques are fundamental tools for allowing effective video browsing and re-using. In this work, we consider the problem of segmenting broadcast videos into coherent scenes, and propose a scene detection algorithm based on hierarchical clustering, along with a very fast state-of-the-art shot segmentation approach. Experiments are performed to demonstrate the effectiveness of our algorithms, by comparing against recent proposals for automatic shot and scene segmentation.


Shot detection Scene detection Clustering Performance measures 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lorenzo Baraldi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Costantino Grana
    • 1
  • Rita Cucchiara
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Ingegneria “Enzo Ferrari”Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio EmiliaModenaItaly

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