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The TREC-2001 Video Track Report



Alan Smeaton, Paul D. Over, R Taban


New in TREC-2001 was the Video Track, the goal of which was to promote progress in content-based retrieval from digital video open, metrics-based evaluation. The track built on publicly available video provided by the Open Video Project of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the NIST Digital Video Library, and stock shot video provided for TREC-2001 by the BBC. The track used very nice work on shot boundary evaluation done as part of the ISIS Coordinated Research Project. This paper is an introduction to the track framework ¿ the tasks, data, and measures. For information about results, see the tables associated with the conference proceedings.
Proceedings Title
Included in NIST SP 500-250, The Tenth Text Retrieval Conference, TREC 2001
Conference Location
, 1, CA


Smeaton, A. , Over, P. and Taban, R. (2002), The TREC-2001 Video Track Report, Included in NIST SP 500-250, The Tenth Text Retrieval Conference, TREC 2001, , 1, CA, [online], (Accessed April 18, 2024)
Created April 17, 2002, Updated October 12, 2021