Detection and classification of shot transitions

SV Porter, M Mirmehdi, BT Thomas

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)


The process of shot break detection is a fundamental component in automatic video indexing, editing and archiving. This paper introduces a novel approach to the detection and classification of shot transitions in video sequences including cuts, fades and dissolves. It uses the average interframe correlation coefficient and block-based motion estimation to track image blocks through the video sequence and to distinguish changes caused by shot transitions from those caused by camera and object motion. We achieve better results compared with two established techniques.
Translated title of the contributionDetection and classification of shot transitions
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnknown
EditorsT. Cootes, C. Taylor
PublisherBMVA Press
Pages73 - 82
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)1901725162
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2001

Bibliographical note

Conference Proceedings/Title of Journal: Proceedings of the 12th British Machine Vision Conference


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