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Scenemash: Multimodal Route Summarization for City Exploration

  • Jorrit van den BergEmail author
  • Stevan RudinacEmail author
  • Marcel WorringEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9626)

Abstract

The potential of mining tourist information from social multimedia data gives rise to new applications offering much richer impressions of the city. In this paper we propose Scenemash, a system that generates multimodal summaries of multiple alternative routes between locations in a city. To get insight into the geographic areas on the route, we collect a dataset of community-contributed images and their associated annotations from Foursquare and Flickr. We identify images and terms representative of a geographic area by jointly analysing distributions of a large number of semantic concepts detected in the visual content and latent topics extracted from associated text. Scenemash prototype is implemented as an Android app for smartphones and smartwatches.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.TNODen HaagThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Informatics InstituteUniversity of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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