[vet-mm] Metadata question on exam trial help please
Stuart James Bush
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Sun Aug 22 21:47:20 EST 2010
I would have to say more towards keywords. Software used in the
industry would call for searching for clips related to the actual
content of the shot, but as Claire says, who knows!
Many video formats support metadata attached directly to the file (in-
file metadata). This metadata can sometimes be extracted by search
engines to better rank and catalog your multimedia content.
Metadata is particularly useful in video, where information about its
contents (such as transcripts of conversations and text descriptions
of its scenes) are not directly understandable by a computer, but
where efficient search is desirable.
Stuart James Bush
On 22/08/2010, at 7:00 PM, c bloom wrote:
For those wondering here is the sample question:
The following script describes a part of a video.
• person working hard at computer, cutaways to see sweat and
nervousness with poor light
• shot over screen into persons eye, wide and staring
• shot over shoulders to see feverish typing
• shot over shoulder to see clock hands sweeping to imply a lot of
time has passed
Provide a comprehensive set of five metadata tags for indexing this
content (5 marks)
This was one of the many sample questions that no one was quite sure
Did the author of this question mean 5 keywords that describe the
content of this clip such as computer, poor light, ohs, clock, time
on computer, typing, working, staring eyes… or goodness knows what?
Or is it 5 pieces of information that are variously used in indexing
clips such as title, creator, date of creation, location, duration,
description, shot no, scene, copyright details, any number of tech-
type details such as format, bitrate, resolution, file size…the list
So simple answer – not sure what this question was after!
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Subject: [vet-mm] Metadata question on exam trial help please
was wondering if someone could help I know this question has crossed
mm edulist before but I am still having trouble understanding what
they are asking.
I know that metadata classifies information on the creation of the
video and script along with key word searching but I am unsure of
how they want a set of 5 tags.
If some some kind person can e-mail me info so I can revise it
further for the exam.
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