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AMIA Johan Oomen Final


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The annual conference of the Association of Moving Image Archivists is a vibrant and dynamic event that brings together archivists, academics and industry professionals. This year, St. Louis is the host city for the AMIA Conference. On the second day of the event, Johan Oomen (Sound and Vision) presented the Images for the Future project. The presentation focussed on on user generated video and user generated metadata. Open Images, the Waisda? tagging game, the Beeld and Geluid wiki and Video Active have been presented as example cases.

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AMIA Johan Oomen Final

  1. 2. Johan Oomen Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision [email_address] Inside out and outside in: examples of user engagement in AV archives
  2. 3. 7 november 2009 7 november 2009 Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid
  3. 4. 7 november 2009 7 november 2009
  4. 5. Outline of this presentation <ul><li>Images for the Future </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital archive and multiple front-ends </li></ul></ul><ul><li>User engagement three examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Open Images </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sound and Vision Wiki </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video Labeling Game </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Video Active </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration between archives </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. Images for the Future Consortium
  6. 7. Target groups Objective To optimize the availability of the audiovisual heritage. By developing innovative services and applications, education, the public and the creative sector will be offered a vast improvement in their possibility to profit from the various values of the audiovisual heritage <ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Public </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Industry </li></ul>
  7. 8. 6 partners Mass digitisation <ul><li>Images for the future is digitising: </li></ul><ul><li>137.200 hrs video </li></ul><ul><li>22.510 hrs film </li></ul><ul><li>123.900 hrs audio </li></ul><ul><li>2.900.000 photographs </li></ul>
  8. 9. Project Funding <ul><li>Costs total: </li></ul><ul><li>€ 173 million in 7 year </li></ul><ul><li>Coverage: </li></ul><ul><li>€ 154 million of the FES-fund </li></ul><ul><li>€ 19 million to be earned </li></ul>
  9. 11. <1,5 petabyte per year
  10. 12. (import) metadata (import) content metadata (conversions) content (encoding) Digital Archive Digital Born 15.000 hours of video 40.000 hours of radio Legacy Asset management Education Exhibitions Public Web Acces User generated content and metadata Broadcast Professional
  11. 14. Example 1: Open Images Platform <ul><li>Open media platform for online access to audiovisual archive material, available for free (creative) reuse. </li></ul><ul><li>Built by Sound an Vision & Knowledgeland but designed for participation by others (other institutions). </li></ul>
  12. 15. Why Open Images <ul><li>Increased Visibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ repositories of inaccessibility” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low res – high res on demand </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Allow users to make remixes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>… and add context </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… and mashups with other sources </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Integrate CC licences </li></ul>
  13. 20. Example 2: Beeld en Geluid wiki <ul><li>From 2008: 15.764 pages </li></ul><ul><li>Radio and television programmes, films, biographies and contextual data. </li></ul><ul><li>4.150 stills from the Sound and Vision archive </li></ul>
  14. 23. Example 3: Waisda? <ul><li>Users: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledgeable lay (game-oriented Web 2.0 users) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Younger population </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tools: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Game with purpose environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Single tag field </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Autocompletion for this field (multiple/single vocabularies) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Annotations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Matched user tags (two or more users) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mode: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple users (synchronous) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Possibly playing against an ‘automated bot’ </li></ul></ul>
  15. 24. <ul><li>Players can choose from four ‘channels’ that contain different programmes </li></ul>
  16. 25. Scoring Scoring elements Points - Match within 1 or < second 50 - Match within 3 or < seconds 25 - Match within 5 or < seconds 10 - Match within 10 or < seconds 5 - 3 > people match your tag within 10 seconds 10 - Fastest tagger 75 - First player to use a novel tag for a specific video 25 - Multiplier: when your tags match those of another Variable % player 3 times 1 minute. It rises every minute with 0.2, starting at 1.2 after the first successful minute
  17. 26. Initial findings <ul><li>Total tags on 3 November: 161.493 </li></ul><ul><li>Registered players on 3 November ‘09: 362 </li></ul><ul><li>100+ people play the game frequently </li></ul><ul><li>Many terms match with our in-house thesaurus </li></ul>
  18. 27. Waisda? Retieval interface <ul><li>Inholland screenshot </li></ul>
  19. 28. In a nutshell <ul><li>Video Active was a Best Practice Network funded by the European Commission under the eContent plus programme , as part of the i2010 policy . </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  20. 29. 14 Archives 3 Universities 1 Software company
  21. 30. <ul><li>37 themes </li></ul><ul><li>10.000 video’s and stills </li></ul><ul><li>Contexual articles </li></ul><ul><li>Multilingual search, Timeline search </li></ul><ul><li>Webshop </li></ul>Content selection Winner Museums and the Web Best of the Web Award 2009
  22. 31. Content Selection Policy
  23. 32. Homepage
  24. 37. Future work: EUscreen <ul><li>“ Exploring Europe’s Television Heritage in Changing Contexts ” </li></ul><ul><li>Thematic Network under eContentPlus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Building on the results of Video Active </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Europeana is one of the consortium members </li></ul></ul><ul><li>EBUcore - EBU – TECH 3293 </li></ul><ul><li>Looking for new partners!! </li></ul>
  25. 38. Europeana Archives Technology providers Research organisations Associate partners
  26. 39. Questions? <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: johanoomen </li></ul>