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Overview of MediaEval 2011 rich speech retrieval task and genre tagging task

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  • Multimedia Systems
  • Information Retrieval
  • Measurement
  • Performance
  • Content Analysis
  • Computer Science
  • Design


The MediaEval 2011 Rich Speech Retrieval Tasks and Genre Tagging Tasks are two new tasks oered in MediaEval 2011 that are designed to explore the development of techniques for semi-professional user generated content (SPUG). They both use the same data set: the MediaEval 2010 Wild Wild Web Tagging Task (ME10WWW). The ME10WWW data set contains Creative Commons licensed video collected from in 2009. It was created by the PetaMedia Network of Excellence ( in order to test retrieval algorithms for video content as it occurs `in the wild' on the Internet and, in particular, for user contributed multimedia that is embedded within a social network. In this overview paper, we repeat the essential characteristics of the data set, describe the tasks and specify how they are evaluated.

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