Shot Boundary Detection Using Frame Transition Parameters and Edge Strength Scatter

  • P. P. Mohanta
  • S. K. Saha
  • B. Chanda
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4815)


We have presented a unified model for various types of video shot transitions. Based on that model, we adhere to frame estimation scheme using previous and next frames. The frame parameters accompanied by a scatter measure of edge strength and average intensity constitute the feature vector of a frame. Finally, the frames are classified as no change (within shot frame), abrupt change or gradual change frames using a multilayer perceptron network. The scheme is free from the problems of selecting thresholds and/or window size as used by various schemes. Moreover, the handling of both, abrupt and gradual transitions along with non-transition frames under a single and uniform framework is the unique feature of the work.


shot detection abrupt transitions cut gradual transitions 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. P. Mohanta
    • 1
  • S. K. Saha
    • 2
  • B. Chanda
    • 1
  1. 1.ECS Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, KolkataIndia
  2. 2.CSE Department, Jadavpur University, KolkataIndia

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