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ViTS: Video Tagging System from Massive Web Multimedia Collections

Fernàndez, D.; Varas, D.; Espadaler, J.; Masuda, I.; Ferreira, J.; Woodward, A.; Rodríguez, D.; Giro, X.; Riveiro, J. C.; Bou, E.; Fernandez, D.; Rodriguez, D.
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Presentation of work at congresses
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5th Workshop on Web-scale Vision and Social Media
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Proceedings of the 5th Workshop on Web-scale Vision and Social Media (VSM)
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IEEE Press
https://doi.org/10.1109/ICCVW.2017.48 Open in new window
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Multimodal Signal Processing and Machine Learning on Graphs
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/110668 Open in new window
http://openaccess.thecvf.com/ICCV2017_workshops/ICCV2017_W5.py Open in new window
The popularization of multimedia content on the Web has arised the need to automatically understand, index and retrieve it. In this paper we present ViTS, an automatic Video Tagging System which learns from videos, their web context and comments shared on social networks. ViTS analyses massive multimedia collections by Internet crawling, and maintains a knowledge base that updates in real time with no need of human supervision. As a result, each video is indexed with a rich set of labels and lin...
Fernàndez, D., Varas, D., Espadaler, J., Masuda, I., Ferreira, J., Woodward, A., Rodríguez, D., Giro, X., Riveiro, J. C., Bou, E. ViTS: Video tagging system from massive web multimedia collections. A: Workshop on Web-Scale Vision and Social Media. "Proceedings of the 5th Workshop on Web-scale Vision and Social Media (VSM)". Venice: IEEE Press, 2017, p. 337-346.
Computer vision, Human supervision, Industrial product, Knowledge based systems, Multimedia collections, Multimedia contents, Related content, Semantic annotations, Semantics, Tagging systems, Thesauri, Video summaries
Group of research
AHA - Advanced Hardware Architectures
BBT - Biomaterials, Biomechanics and Tissue Engineering
CRnE - Barcelona Research Center in Multiscale Science and Engineering
GPI - Image and Video Processing Group
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya


  • Fernàndez, Dèlia  (author and speaker )
  • Varas, David  (author and speaker )
  • Espadaler Rodés, Joan  (author and speaker )
  • Masuda, Issey  (author and speaker )
  • Ferreira, Jordi  (author and speaker )
  • Woodward, Alejandro  (author and speaker )
  • Rodríguez, David  (author and speaker )
  • Giro Nieto, Xavier  (author and speaker )
  • Riveiro, Juan Carlos  (author and speaker )
  • Bou Balust, Elisenda  (author and speaker )
  • Fernandez Martinez, Daniel  (author and speaker )
  • Rodriguez Rius, Daniel  (author and speaker )