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  • Automatic summarization of soccer highlights using audio-visual descriptors 

    Raventós Mayoral, Arnau; Quijada Ferrero, Raúl; Torres Urgell, Lluís; Tarrés Ruiz, Francisco (Springer, 2015-06-30)
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    Automatic summarization generation of sports video content has been object of great interest for many years. Although semantic descriptions techniques have been proposed, many of the approaches still rely on low-level video ...
  • Teaching engineering with autonomous learning activities 

    Otero Calviño, Beatriz; Rodríguez Luna, Eva; Royo Chic, Pablo (Institut de Ciències de l'Educació (ICE), 2015-09-01)
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    This paper proposes several actvites that encourage self-learning in engineering courses. For each actvity, the context and the pedagogical issues addressed are described emphasizing strengths and weaknesses. Specifcally, ...
  • Formation and deposition of stable silver nanoparticles encapsulated in solid spheres 

    Sue, S. H.; Popa, Monica Mihaela; Torres Padrosa, Víctor; Crespo Artiaga, Daniel; Shin, H. K.; Calderon Moreno, José Maria (2014-08-01)
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    We prepared solid spheres, with diameters between 100 and 400 nm, encapsulating silver nanocrystallites (about 20 +/- 10 nm in diameter), by heating colloidal solutions of silver in methoxyethanol at 120 degrees C. Stable ...
  • Media contracts formalization using a standardized contract expression language 

    Rodríguez Luna, Eva; Delgado Mercè, Jaime; Boch, Laurent; Rodríguez-Doncel, Víctor (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014-04-11)
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    Contract Expression Languages allow representing business contracts in a digital and structured form. Some examples are the Content Reference Forum format, the OASIS eContracts standard or a proposed extension for MPEG-21 ...
  • Assessment tasks: center of the learning process 

    Martínez Martínez, María del Rosario; Amante García, Beatriz; Cadenato Matia, Ana María; Gallego Fernández, María Isabel (2012-05-01)
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    Assessment is at the centre of learning process, and is what therefore determinates the process of teaching-learning. It is because of this, the assessment tasks must be designed with several criteria which guarantee its ...
  • JPSearch: new international standard providing interoperable framework for image search and sharing 

    Yoon, Kyoungro; Kim, Youngseop; Park, Je-Ho; Delgado Mercè, Jaime; Yamada, Akio; Dufaux, Frederic; Tous Liesa, Rubén (2012-08)
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    For the last 15 years, there have been various research and great advances in the field of content-based search and retrieval of images. In this paper, we present an overview of the JPSearch Standard, which is a recently ...
  • More hybrid and secure protection of statistical data sets 

    Herranz Sotoca, Javier; Nin Guerrero, Jordi; Solé Simó, Marc (IEEE Computer Society Publications, 2012-09)
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    Different methods and paradigms to protect data sets containing sensitive statistical information have been proposed and studied. The idea is to publish a perturbed version of the data set that does not leak confidential ...
  • Kd-trees and the real disclosure risks of large statistical databases 

    Herranz Sotoca, Javier; Nin Guerrero, Jordi; Solé Simó, Marc (Elsevier, 2011)
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    In data privacy, record linkage can be used as an estimator of the disclosure risk of protected data. To model the worst case scenario one normally attempts to link records from the original data to the protected data. ...
  • Architectures and technologies for adapting secured content in governed multimedia applications 

    Carreras, Anna; Rodríguez Luna, Eva; Dogan, Safak; Arachchi, Hemantha Kodikara; Perramon, Xavier; Delgado Mercè, Jaime; Kondoz, Ahmet M. (IEEE Computer Society Publications, 2011-11-15)
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    This article analyzes existing initiatives and proposes new technologies for the governed adaptations of secured content in heterogeneous environments. These technologies are integrated into an architecture for the secure ...
  • Interoperable digital rights management based on the MPEG Extensible Middleware 

    Rodríguez Doncel, Víctor; Delgado Mercè, Jaime; Chiariglione, Filippo; Preda, Marius; Timmerer, Christian (2011)
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    This paper describes an interoperable Digital Rights Management architecture promoted by the MPEG standardization group in its new standard known as MPEG-M or MPEG Extensible Middleware (MXM). The goal of this standard ...

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