Encyclopedia of Database Systems

2018 Edition
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Computational Media Aesthetics

  • Chitra DoraiEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-8265-9_1036


CMA; Media semantics; Production-based approach to media analysis


Computational media aesthetics is defined as the algorithmic study of a variety of image and aural elements in media founded on their patterns of use in film grammar, and the computational analysis of the principles that have emerged underlying their manipulation, individually or jointly, in the creative art of clarifying, intensifying, and interpreting some event for the audience [3]. It is a computational framework to establish semantic relationships between the various elements of sight, sound, and motion in the depicted content of a video and to enable deriving reliable, high-level concept-oriented content annotations as opposed to verbose low-level features computed today in video processing for search and retrieval, and nonlinear browsing of video. This media production knowledge-guided semantic analysis has led to a shift away from a focus on low level features that cannot answer high level...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.IBM T. J. Watson Research CenterHawthorneUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Vincent Oria
    • 1
  • Shin'ichi Satoh
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Computer ScienceNew Jersey Inst. of TechnologyNewarkUSA
  2. 2.Digital Content and Media Sciences ReseaMultimedia Information Research DivisionNational Institute of InformaticsTokyoJapan