Creation and Viewing Assistance System for Video and Music Content

There are huge number of audio visual content on the Web site like YouTube or NicoNicoDoga and the number has been expanding drastically day-by-day. To find and get the one’s most favorite music or video content quickly and efficiently is one of the most important topic in data retrieval research area. Also as CGM (Consumer Generated Media) is focused recently, an amateur or novice user can have a chance to produce and upload his own content to Web site and these are becoming a new cultural phenomenon. So the needs to a content authoring tool for amateur users expected to be increasingly expanding. This project is strongly supporting this need by producing innovative technologies and authoring tools considering the drastic change of a style of content production and content viewing environment.