Date of Original Version

2005

Type

Conference Proceeding

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Abstract or Description

The need for personalized summaries of media content has been driven by the recent and anticipated explosive growth in the media world. In this paper we present a methodology and a supporting user study for generating user profiles and content features that can be used to automatically create personalized summaries of broadcast television content. We determined a mapping, from users' personality traits measured by commonly available personality tests, to computable video features that such personality traits appear to prefer. Three common personality profiles (Myers-Briggs, Merrill Reed, and Brain.exe) were elicited from 59 subjects, together with their preferred summary of news, music, and talk show videos. A factor analysis between the personality traits and the features in preferred summaries indicated that only some traits (e.g., gender, extraversion, control orientation, intuitiveness, etc.) and only some features (e.g., faces, reportage, text, chorus, host, etc.) had predictive value. The mapping of personality to feature also differed by genre. However, in general, extraverted users tended to prefer directly experienced content, while introverted users preferred content mediated through analysis. A validation user study is in progress.

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"©2005 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE." "This material is presented to ensure timely dissemination of scholarly and technical work. Copyright and all rights therein are retained by authors or by other copyright holders. All persons copying this information are expected to adhere to the terms and constraints invoked by each author's copyright. In most cases, these works may not be reposted without the explicit permission of the copyright holder."

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