Discovering the thematic object in commercial videos

Gangqiang Zhao*, Junsong Yuan, Jiang Xu, Ying Wu

*Corresponding author for this work

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The thematic object in a commercial video is representative of its content. The authors propose a data-mining method for thematic object discovery in commercials by finding spatially collocated visual features.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number5871574
Pages (from-to)56-64
Number of pages9
JournalIEEE Multimedia
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 2011


  • binary quadratic programming
  • branch-and-bound search
  • spatially collocated word group
  • thematic video object discovery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Signal Processing
  • Media Technology
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Computer Science Applications


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