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Open Images at the Europeana Plenary Conference

 - On September the 15th Open Images will be presented as a case study and launched as a public beta during the Europeana Plenary 2009 meeting in The Hague: Europeana is about ideas and inspi (...)
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Video Labeling Game Waisda?: Preliminary results and ongoing research

Ten months ago the entry “The Wisdom of the Crowds in the Audiovisual Archive Domain” was posted on this research blog. In it, the interest of the Images of the Future consortium in creating social and open archives was discussed. Due to the large scale digitisation of archival materials the opportunities of offering public access to these materials has increased dramatically. One of the ways in which archives can provide access is by creating opportunities for social tagging. This allows people (...)
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Video Fingerprinting – State of the Art report

 - Video-fingerprinting systems detect whether a particular segment of video is (partly) based on the same original video as video footage in a database of reference videos. Typical applications th (...)
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Advanced video retrieval technology in action: 40 years of Pinkpop

 - Early December, the website www.hollandsglorieoppinkpop.nl was launched; an experimental video search engine offering an innovative way to browse through performances of (...)
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Waisda? Video Labeling Game: Evaluation Report

The Waisda? (which translates to What’s that?) video labeling game was launched in May 2009. It invites users to tag what they see and hear and receive points for a tag if it matches a tag that their opponent has entered. Waisda? is the world’s first operational video labelling game. The underlying assumption is that tags are most probably valid if there’s mutual agreement. Over 2,000 people played the project and within six months, over 340k tags have been added to over 600 items from the archi (...)
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Celluloid Remix – Lessons learned

In this document Annelies Termeer of EYE Film Institute Netherlands describes step by step the development and the approach of the online video remix competition Celluloid Remix, organized in 2009 by EYE (then Filmmuseum), Knowledgeland and Images for the Future. This document aims to inform archives or museums wishing to plan a similar project about the dos and don’ts.