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A Generic Layout-Tool for Summaries of Meetings in a Constraint-Based Approach

  • Sandro Castronovo
  • Jochen Frey
  • Peter Poller
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5237)

Abstract

We present SuVi - Summary Visualizer -, a generic layout-tool which displays a multimodal summary of a meeting in either a story-board style or newspaper-style. The system relies on constraint solving techniques in such a way that the two layouts have been extensively modeled in a series of constraints representing the underlying design knowledge. While the story-board aims to give the reader an overview of the chronological sequence of the meeting, the newspaper-layout focuses on presenting the topics of a meeting depending on their relevance. We also show two methods for connecting the whole AMI meeting corpus as a large input resource for the story-board part of SuVi and present a first end-to-end implementation of our system.

Keywords

Video Stream Soft Constraint Constraint Solver Scalable Vector Graphic Abstract Summary 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sandro Castronovo
    • 1
  • Jochen Frey
    • 1
  • Peter Poller
    • 1
  1. 1.Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz GmbHSaarbrückenGermany

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