In this work we present a framework for fish population monitoring through the analysis of underwater videos. We specifically focus on the user information needs, and on the dynamic data extraction and retrieval mechanisms that support them. Sophisticated though a software tool may be, it is ultimately important that its interface satisfies users' actual needs and that users can easily focus on the specific data of interest. In the case of fish population monitoring, marine biologists have to interact with a system which not only provides information from a biological point of view, but also offers instruments to let them guide the video processing task for both video and algorithm selection. This paper aims at describing the system's underlying video processing and workflow low-level details, and their connection to the user interface for on-demand data retrieval by biologists.
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Keywords Video Analysis, Data Visualization, Intelligent Workflow
THEME Information (theme 2), Life Sciences (theme 5)
Publisher ACM
Series ACM Digital Library
Project Supporting humans in knowledge gathering and question answering w.r.t. marine and environmental monitoring through analysis of multiple video streams
Conference Workshop on Multimedia Analysis for Ecological Data
Citation
Beauxis-Aussalet, E.M.A.L, Palazzo, S, Nadarajan, G, Arslanova, E, Spampinato, C, & Hardman, L. (2013). A Video Processing and Data Retrieval Framework for Fish Population Monitoring. In ACM Digital Library. ACM.