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Jonathan T Foote, Matthew L Cooper, David Michael Hilbert, William N Schilit: Automatic generation of multimedia presentation. Fuji Xerox, Fliesler Meyer, June 3, 2008: US07383509 (37 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system and method for automatically combining image and audio data to create a multimedia presentation. In one embodiment, audio and image data are received by the system. The audio data includes a list of events that correspond to points of interest in an audio file ...


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Hanning Zhou, Qiong Liu, Donald Kimber, Lynn Wilcox, Matthew L Cooper: System and method for user monitoring interface of 3-D video streams from multiple cameras. Fuji Xerox, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, May 17, 2011: US07944454 (24 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention introduce a user navigation interface that allows a user to monitor/navigate video streams captured from multiple cameras. It integrates video streams from multiple cameras with the semantic layout into a 3-D immersive environment and renders the video streams in ...


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Jonathan T Foote, Matthew L Cooper, Lynn D Wilcox: Systems and methods for the automatic extraction of audio excerpts. Fuji Xerox, Sughrue Mion PLLC, Joseph Bach, August 21, 2007: US07260439 (19 worldwide citation)

A method of extracting audio excerpts comprises: segmenting audio data into a plurality of audio data segments; setting a fitness criteria for the plurality of audio data segments; analyzing the plurality of audio data segments based on the fitness criteria; and selecting one of the plurality of aud ...


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David M Hilbert, William N Schilit, Matthew L Cooper, Jonathan T Foote: Image classifying systems and methods. Fuji Xerox, Sughrue Mion PLLC, Joseph Bach, February 5, 2008: US07327347 (14 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for classifying images, such as photographs, allow a user to incorporate subjective judgments regarding photograph qualities when making classification decisions. A slide-show interface allows a user to classify and advance photographs with a one-key action or a single interactio ...


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Hanning Zhou, Qiong Liu, Donald Kimber, Lynn Wilcox, Matthew L Cooper: System and method for analyzing and monitoring 3-D video streams from multiple cameras. Fuji Xerox, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, August 31, 2010: US07787011 (14 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention introduce a novel technique to analyze and monitor video streams captured from multiple cameras. It highlights the foreground region of the video streams via local alpha blending and displays the videos in an immersive 3-D environment. The spatial arrangement of ...


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Matthew L Cooper, Jonathan T Foote: Systems and methods for media summarization. Fuji Xerox, Sughrue Mion PLLC, September 9, 2008: US07424150 (8 worldwide citation)

A stream of ordered information, such as, for example, audio, video and/or text data, can be windowed and parameterized. A similarity between the parameterized and windowed stream of ordered information can be determined, and a probabilistic decomposition or probabilistic matrix factorization, such ...


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Matthew L Cooper, Ting Liu, Eleanor G Rieffel: Video segmentation combining similarity analysis and classification. Fuji Xerox, Fliesler Meyer, August 24, 2010: US07783106 (7 worldwide citation)

Techniques for media segmentation are disclosed. A number of measures used to generate similarity values are compared. Two different approaches to calculate feature vectors based on pairwise frame similarity in combination with different kernel functions are disclosed. A supervised classification me ...


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Matthew L Cooper, Jonathan T Foote: Summarization of digital files. Fuji Xerox, Fliesler Meyer, October 16, 2007: US07284004 (6 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention provide a method for producing a summary of a digital file on one or more computers. The method includes segmenting the digital file into a plurality of segments, clustering said segments into a plurality of clusters and selecting a cluster from said plurality of ...


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Matthew L Cooper, Jonathan T Foote: Methods and systems for discriminative keyframe selection. Fuji Xerox, Fliesler Meyer, August 17, 2010: US07778469 (6 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention provide a system and method for discriminatively selecting keyframes that are representative of segments of a source digital media and at the same time distinguishable from other keyframes representing other segments of the digital media. The method and system, i ...


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Matthew L Cooper, Jacob Biehl: Systems and methods for room-level location using WiFi. Fuji Xerox, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, August 2, 2016: US09408040 (4 worldwide citation)

A method of identifying a location of a mobile device in a building includes identifying non-overlapping regions in a building. A server collects base station signal strength measurements at a plurality of distinct points in the building, with at least one point in each region. The server trains reg ...