1st Joint SIG-IL/Microsoft Workshop on Speech and Language Technologies for Iberian Languages

Porto Salvo, Portugal
September 3-4, 2009

Browsing Multilingual Making-Ofs

Carlos Teixeira (1), Ana Respício (2), Catarina Ribeiro (1)

(1) LASIGE, (2) OR Center University of Lisbon, DI, Lisbon, Portugal

The present work describes a new film player that enriches cinematographic experience and boost film-viewer interaction. A multilingual subtitle time alignment algorithm provides natural browsing links between film and the corresponding making-of. Results are presented for a set of known English spoken films, also using the corresponding Portuguese and Spanish subtitles.

Index Terms: multilingual processing, subtitle alignment, making-of alignment, interactive cinematography.

Full Paper

Bibliographic reference.  Teixeira, Carlos / Respício, Ana / Ribeiro, Catarina (2009): "Browsing multilingual making-ofs", In SLTECH-2009, 21-24.