Space-Time Mappings as Database Browsing Tools

  • Stephen Mamber
Part of the The Springer International Series in Video Computing book series (VICO, volume 4)


One possible value to examining cinematic structures is that once understood, they can serve as visual and conceptual mappings which can then function as an interface to accessing the work in question. Determining such structures is not purely a systematic technique, but some ideas about segmentation can perhaps be useful in developing approaches to accessing visual material.


Visual databases film video browsing narrative segmentation spatio-temporal mapping Cartesian grid 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen Mamber
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  1. 1.Department of Film, Television and Digital MediaUniversity of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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