Audio Indexing on the Web: A Preliminary Study of Some Audio Descriptors

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The "Invisible Web" is composed of documents which can not be currently accessed by Web search engines, because they have a dynamic URL or are not textual, like video or audio documents. For audio documents, one solution is automatic indexing. It consists in finding good descriptors of audio documents which can be used as indexes for archiving and search. This paper presents an overview and recent results of the RAIVES project, a French research project on audio indexing. We present speech/music segmentation, speaker tracking, and keywords detection. We also give a few perspectives of the RAIVES project.


This is a pre-copy-editing, author-produced PDF of an article presenteed at the 7th World Multiconference on Systematics, Cybernetics and Informatics (SCI 2003). This article may not exactly replicate the final published version.

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International Institute of Informatics and Systemics