Andrew Merlino

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In this paper we examine tire developed techniques and lessons learned in an operational multimedia exploitation system, Broadcast News Editor (BNE) and Broadcast News Navigator (BNN). BNE captures, analyzes, annotates, segments, summarizes, and stores broadcast news audio, video and textual data within tlte context of multimedia database system BNN(More)
There are many different types of multimedia videos found in the world today—consider home videos, surveillance camera videos, television broadcasts as general categories. Commercial users, government personnel, and home consumers all have specific requirements to search these videos for topics and/or events. In order to support user query for these(More)
This paper reports the development of a broadcast news video corpora and novel techniques to automatically segment stories, extract proper names, and visualize associated metadata. We report story segmentation and proper name extraction results using an information retrieval inspired evaluation methodology, measuring the precision and recall performance of(More)
This paper describes a fully-automated real-time broadcast news video and audio processing system. The system combines speech recognition , machine translation, and cross-lingual information retrieval components to enable real-time alerting from live English and Arabic news sources. This paper describes the Enhanced Video Text and Audio Processing (eViTAP)(More)
This paper summarizes several initiatives at MITRE that are investigating the visualization of a range of content. We present results of our work in relevancy visualization, news visualization, world events visualization and sensor/battlefield visualization to enhance user interaction in information access and exploitation tasks. We summarize several(More)
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