Kathrin Knautz

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Some content in multimedia resources can depict or evoke certain emotions in users. The aim of Emotional Information Retrieval (EmIR) and of our research is to identify knowledge about emotional-laden documents and to use these findings in a new kind of World Wide Web information service that allows users to search and browse by emotion. Our prototype,(More)
The paper presents our design of a next generation information retrieval system based on tag co-occurrences and subsequent clustering. We help users getting access to digital data through information visualization in the form of tag clusters. Current problems like the absence of interactivity and semantics between tags or the difficulty of adding additional(More)
The MEMOSE (Media Emotion Search) system is a specialized search engine for fundamental emotions in all kinds of emotional-laden documents. We apply a controlled vocabulary for basic emotions, a slide control to adjust the intensities of the emotions and the approach of broad folksonomies. The paper describes the indexing and the retrieval tool of MEMOSE(More)
Purpose – The object of this empirical research study is emotion, as depicted and aroused in videos. This paper seeks to answer the questions: Are users able to index such emotions consistently? Are the users’ votes usable for emotional video retrieval? Design/methodology/approach – The authors worked with a controlled vocabulary for nine basic emotions(More)
The great increase of multimedia documents in collaborative services like YouTube, Flickr and Last.fm brings with it the challenge of indexing and retrieving these documents. One aspect which has come into the focus of information science research is capturing emotions in videos, pictures and music. The goal is to identify emotions and enable the retrieval(More)
Some content in multimedia resources can depict or evoke certain emotions in users. The aim of Emotional Information Retrieval (EmIR) is to identify knowledge about emotional-laden documents and to use these findings in a new kind of World Wide Web information service that allows users to search and browse by emotion. The cold-start problem arises in(More)