Video Browsing on a Circular Timeline

  • Bernd MünzerEmail author
  • Klaus Schoeffmann
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10705)


The emerging ubiquity of videos in all aspects of society demands for innovative and efficient browsing and navigation mechanisms. We propose a novel visualization and interaction paradigm that replaces the traditional linear timeline with a circular timeline. The main advantages of this new concept are (1) significantly increased and dynamic navigation granularity, (2) minimized spacial distances between arbitrary points on the timeline, as well as (3) the possibility to efficiently utilize the screen space for bookmarks or other supplemental information associated with points of interest. The demonstrated prototype implementation proves the expedience of this new concept and includes additional navigation and visualization mechanisms, which altogether create a powerful video browser.


Video browsing Video navigation Video interaction Visualization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Information TechnologyAlpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt/Lakeside LabsKlagenfurtAustria

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