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Re: [MMSEM-Tools] 4M Tool

From: Zeljko Obrenovic <Zeljko.Obrenovic@cwi.nl>
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2007 15:52:04 +0200
Message-ID: <00bd01c77209$6f3d9f10$fef5a8c0@hpomnibook>
To: RaphaŽl Troncy <Raphael.Troncy@cwi.nl>, <Massimo.Martinelli@isti.cnr.it>
Cc: "MMSem-XG Public List" <public-xg-mmsem@w3.org>

I do agree that all video tools are basically multi-media tools, as they 
usually can work with sound and images. Categories describe the main focus 
of the tool. All the tools can be called multimedia tools, as the terms 
multimedia is used differently. For these reasons, I would like to avoid 
having one more section, but we can discuss this more during the 
teleconference. I have added a short description in the introduction of 
section 2 "We have classified tools in three categories: image, audio and 
video tools. Each category describes the main focus of the tools, although 
some of the tools, such as most of video tools, can be used with other 


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "RaphaŽl Troncy" <Raphael.Troncy@cwi.nl>
To: <Massimo.Martinelli@isti.cnr.it>; "Zeljko Obrenovic" 
Cc: "MMSem-XG Public List" <public-xg-mmsem@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, March 29, 2007 3:02 PM
Subject: [MMSEM-Tools] 4M Tool

> Dear Massimo,
> Thanks you for your addition (*) in
> http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/mmsem/wiki/Tools_and_Resources.
> I have seen you add a new category "Multimedia Related Tools". I think
> (Zeljko corrects me if I'm wrong) that we have tried to avoid the
> category "multimedia", because we are not sure how to define it. In your
> case, it seems that 4M is able to handle several medias. In this case, I
> would put it in the most general category, "Video".
> You will notice already that several tools that handle video, can also
> handle audio or still images. The categorization should just say the
> main focus of the tool. Would you agree to put in the "Video" category?
> Furthermore, I would be happy to have more news about this promising
> tool. What features it can currently extracts? Did you make a full
> MPEG-7 JAVA API for the serialization of the output? Is it based on the
> XM platform?
> Best regards.
>    RaphaŽl
> (*) Don't forget to write a log message for any changes
> --
> RaphaŽl Troncy
> CWI (Centre for Mathematics and Computer Science),
> Kruislaan 413, 1098 SJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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