Application of Information Retrieval Technologies to Presentation Slides

  title={Application of Information Retrieval Technologies to Presentation Slides},
  author={Alessandro Vinciarelli and Jean-Marc Odobez},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Multimedia},
Presentations are becoming an increasingly more common means of communication in working environments, and slides are often the necessary supporting material on which the presentations rely. In this paper, we describe a slide indexing and retrieval system in which the slides are captured as images (through a framegrabber) at the moment they are displayed during a presentation and then transcribed with an optical character recognition (OCR) system. In this context, we show that such an approach… CONTINUE READING
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