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David C. Gibbon

Gibbon, David C.
200 S Laurel Ave - Bldg A
Middletown, NJ
Subject matter expert in video metadata, multimedia, video processing

David Gibbon is Lead Member of Technical Staff in the Video and Multimedia Technologies and Services Research Department at AT&T Labs - Research. His current research focus includes multimedia processing for automated metadata extraction with applications in media and entertainment services including video retrieval and content adaptation. In 2007, David received the AT&T Science and Technology Medal for outstanding technical leadership and innovation in the field of Video and Multimedia Processing and Digital Content Management and in 2001, the AT&T Sparks Award for Video Indexing Technology Commercialization. David has contributed to standards efforts through the Metadata Committee of the ATIS IPTV Interoperability Forum. He serves on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Multimedia Tools and Applications and is a senior member of the ACM and the IEEE.  He joined AT&T Bell Labs in 1985 and has and holds over 55 U.S. patents in areas such as multimedia indexing, streaming, and video analysis. He has written a book on video search, several book chapters and encyclopedia articles as well as numerous technical papers. David is an adjunct professor at Columbia University where he teaches a graduate level digital image processing course.

Projects
Content Augmenting Media (CAM), Leverage multimedia metadata to provide live alerts and intelligent content consumption.

eClips - Personalized Content Clip Retrieval and Delivery, The eClips project delivers customized video content based upon user profiles, based upon the MIRACLE platform.

Enhanced Indexing and Representation with Vision-Based Biometrics, Leveraging visual biometrics for indexing and representations of content for retrieval and verification.

iMIRACLE - Content Retrieval on Mobile Devices with Speech, iMIRACLE uses large vocabulary speech recognition for content retrieval with metadata words (titles, genre, channels, etc.) and content words that occur in recorded programs.

MIRACLE and the Content Analysis Engine (CAE), The Multimedia Information Retrieval by Content (MIRACLE) project encompasses the technologies for video indexing, analysis, and retrieval with audio, textual, and visual content information.

VidCat - Simplified Personal Photo and Video Managmenet, VidCat permits simplified personal photo and video management (i.e. a Video Catalog) from a webpage or your favorite mobile device.

Video - Content Delivery and Consumption, A background on the delivery and consumption of video and multimedia and references to projects within the AT&T Video and Multimedia Technologies and Services Research Department.

Video - Indexing and Representation (Metadata), Video and multimedia indexing and representations (i.e. metadata), their production, and use. Links to projects within the AT&T Video and Multimedia Technologies and Services Research Department.

Video and Multimedia Technologies Research, The AT&T Video and Multimedia Technologies Research Department strives to acquire multimedia and video for indexing,retrieval,and consumption with textual,semantic,and visual modalities.

Visual API - Visual Intelligence for your Applications, The Visual API provides Visual Intelligence to applications and developers through REST-based APIs powered by the AT&T Developer Program.

Awards
Science & Technology Medal, 2007. Honored for outstanding technical leadership and innovation in the field of Video and Multimedia Processing and Digital Content Management.

Patents

System And Method For Adaptive Content Rendition, July 15, 2014
Internet Security Updates Via Mobile Phone Videos, June 17, 2014
System And Method For Dynamically Constructing Personalized Contextual Video Programs, June 10, 2014
Comprehensive Information Market Exchange, June 3, 2014
System And Method For Providing Program Recommendations Through Multimedia Searching Based On Established Viewer Preferences, April 29, 2014
System And Method For Automatically Authoring Interactive Television Content, February 4, 2014
Metadata Repository And Methods Thereof, January 14, 2014
Peer To Peer Media Distribution System And Method, November 19, 2013
Method And Apparatus For Content Information Related To A Media Program, October 22, 2013
Method And Apparatus For Providing A Personalized Television Channel, October 15, 2013
System And Method For Bridging Communication Services Between Virtual Worlds And The Real World, October 15, 2013
Digitally-Generated Lighting For Video Conferencing Applications, September 24, 2013
System And Method For Personalized Hold, September 10, 2013
Multimodal Portable Communication Interface For Accessing Video Content, August 20, 2013
Method For Content-Based Non-Linear Control Of Multimedia Playback, July 2, 2013
Method And System For Time-Multiplexed Shared Display, May 21, 2013
System And Method For Representing Media Assets, January 22, 2013
Comprehensive Information Market Exchange, January 1, 2013
Method And Apparatus For Automatically Converting Source Video Into Electronic Mail Messages, October 23, 2012
Multimodal Portable Communication Interface For Accessing Video Content, September 4, 2012
System And Method For Creating And Manipulating Synthetic Environments, September 4, 2012
System And Method For Categorizing Long Documents, August 28, 2012
System And Method For Adaptive Media Playback Based On Destination, August 7, 2012
Brief And High-Interest Video Summary Generation, June 5, 2012
Systems And Methods For Monitoring Speech Data Labelers, May 1, 2012
System And Method For Automated Multimedia Content Indexing And Retrieval, March 6, 2012
System And Method For Dynamically Constructing Audio In A Video Program, February 21, 2012
Digitally-Generated Lighting For Video Conferencing Applications, December 27, 2011
Method And Apparatus For Interactively Retrieving Content Related To Previous Query Results, November 15, 2011
Customized Interface Based On Viewed Programming, November 8, 2011
System And Method For Generating Media Bookmarks, November 1, 2011
System And Method For Automatically Authoring Interactive Television Content, October 11, 2011
System And Method For Adaptive Media Playback Based On Destination, August 9, 2011
Internet Security Updates Via Mobile Phone Videos, May 31, 2011
Browsing And Retrieval Of Full Broadcast-Quality Video, January 25, 2011
On-Demand Language Translation For Television Programs, October 5, 2010
Digitally-Generated Lighting For Video Conferencing Applications, September 28, 2010
System And Method For Adaptive Content Rendition, September 14, 2010
Systems And Methods For Monitoring Speech Data Labelers, May 4, 2010
On-Demand Language Translation For Television Programs, May 4, 2010
Method For Providing A Compressed Rendition Of A Video Program In A Format Suitable For Electronic Searching And Retrieval, February 2, 2010
Systems and methods for monitoring speech data labelers, October 9, 2007
Digitally-generated lighting for video conferencing applications, June 12, 2007
Systems and methods for generating an annotation guide, May 15, 2007
System and method for automated multimedia content indexing and retrieval, February 27, 2007
Digitally-generated lighting for video conferencing applications, December 27, 2005
System and method for automated multimedia content indexing and retrieval, March 30, 2004
Method For Providing A Compressed Rendition Of A Video Program In A Format Suitable For Electronic Searching And Retrieval, June 17, 2003
Generating hypermedia documents from transcriptions of television programs using parallel text alignment, October 29, 2002
Method and apparatus for compressing a sequence of information-bearing frames having at least two media, August 7, 2001
Method for automatically providing a compressed rendition of a video program in a format suitable for electronic searching and retrieval, August 1, 2000
Method and means for detecting people in image sequences, November 16, 1999
Method For Communicating Audiovisual Programs Over A Communication Network, February 23, 1999
Method and apparatus for recording and indexing an audio and multimedia conference, January 20, 1998
Apparatus for matching colors in image signals, October 17, 1995

Publications

VidCat: An Image and Video Analysis Service for Personal Media Management
Lee Begeja, Eric Zavesky, Zhu Liu, David Gibbon, Raghuraman Gopalan, Behzad Shahraray
IS&T/SPIE International Conference on Multimedia Content Access: Algorithms and Systems VII,  2013.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Large-Scale Analysis for Interactive Media Consumption
David Gibbon, Andrea Basso, Lee Begeja, Zhu Liu, Bernard Renger, Behzad Shahraray, Eric Zavesky
TV Content Analysis,  CRC Press,  2012.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Content on Demand Metadata Schema and Metadata Transactions (ATIS-0800043.v002)
ATIS
Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions,  2012.  [BIB]


Combining Content Analysis of Television Programs with Audience Measurement
David Gibbon, Zhu Liu, Eric Zavesky, DeDe Paul, Deborah Swayne, Rittwik Jana, Behzad Shahraray
IEEE Consumer Communication and Networking Conference, (CCNC),  2012.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Automated Content Metadata Extraction Services based on MPEG Standards
David Gibbon, Zhu Liu, Andrea Basso, Behzad Shahraray
The Computer Journal,  2012.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Using MPEG Standards for Content Based Indexing of Broadcast Television, Web, and Enterprise Content
David Gibbon, Zhu Liu, Andrea Basso, Behzad Shahraray
Handbook of MPEG Applications: Standards in Practice, M. Angelides and H. Agius, Ed.,  John Wiley and Sons,  2011.  [PDF]  [BIB]


IPTV Media Bookmark Specification (ATIS-0800044)
ATIS
Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions,  2011.  [BIB]


Automatic Learning in Content Indexing Service using Phonetic Alignment
Yeon-Jun Kim, David Gibbon
12th Annual Conference on the International Speech Communication Association, Interspeech 2011,  2011.  [PDF]  [BIB]


iMiracle: Multimodal Speech-Enabled Mobile Video Search
Bernard Renger, Andrea Basso, David Gibbon, Michael Johnson, Zhu Liu, Behzad Shahraray
Spoken Query Voice Search Workshop 2010, (SQ2010),  2010.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Searching Videos in Visual Semantic Spaces
Eric Zavesky, Zhu Liu, David Gibbon, Behzad Shahraray
Semantic Computing,  John Wiley and Sons,  2010.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Effective and Scalable Video Copy Detection
Zhu Liu, Tao Liu, David Gibbon, Behzad Shahraray
ACM SIGMM International Conference on Multimedia Information Retrieval, MIR'10,  2010.  [PDF]  [BIB]


A novel architecture for content and delivery validation for IPTV systems
Andrea Basso, David Gibbon, Zhu Liu, Bernard Renger, Behzad Shahraray, U. Muller
IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC),  2010.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Project GeoTV - A Three-Screen Service
Yih-Farn Chen, David Gibbon, Rittwik Jana, Bernard Renger, Bin Wei, Hailong Sun, Ping-Fai Yang
IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC),  2009.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Large Scale Content Analysis Engine
David Gibbon, Zhu Liu
ACM Workshop on Large-Scale Multimedia Retrieval and Mining, LS-MMRM�09,  2009.  [PDF]  [BIB]


IPTV Terminal Metadata Specification (ATIS-0800029)
ATIS
Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions,  2009.  [BIB]


Uninterrupted Recording and Real Time Content-based Indexing Service for IPTV Systems
Zhu Liu, David Gibbon, Behzad Shahraray
AT&T Technical Document,  2008.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Multimedia Content Adaptation
David Gibbon
Encyclopedia of Multimedia, 2nd Ed.,  Springer,  2008.  [BIB]

Introduction to Video Search Engines
David Gibbon, Zhu Liu
Introduction to Video Search Engines,  Springer,  2008.  [BIB]

IPTV Emergency Alert System Metadata Specification (ATIS-0800012)
ATIS
Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions,  2008.  [BIB]


Content Personalization and Adaptation for Three Screen Services
Zhu Liu, David Gibbon, Harris Drucker, Andrea Basso
ACM International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval,  2008.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Brief and High-Interest Summary Generation: Evaluating the AT&T Labs BBC Summarizations
Zhu Liu, Eric Zavesky, Behzad Shahraray, David Gibbon, Andrea Basso
ACM International Conference on Multimedia,  2008.  [BIB]


Bridging Communication Services � Connecting Virtual Worlds to Real World: a Service Provider�s Perspective
Rittwik Jana, Andrea Basso, Yih-Farn Chen, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, David Gibbon, Bernard Renger, Bin Wei
MobEA VI, WWW 2008,  2008.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Video Content Personalization for IPTV Services
David Gibbon, Zhu Liu, Harris Drucker, Bernard Renger, Lee Begeja, Behzad Shahraray
IEEE Broadband Technology Symposium (BTS),  2007.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Searching Visual Semantic Spaces with Concept Filters
Eric Zavesky, Zhu Liu, David Gibbon, Behzad Shahraray
IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing, ICSC 2007,  pp 329-336,  2007.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Prototype Demonstration: Video Content Personalization for IPTV Services
David Gibbon, Zhu Liu, Harris Drucker, Bernard Renger, Lee Begeja, Behzad Shahraray
IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC),  2007.  [PDF]  [BIB]


GeoTV: Navigating Geocoded RSS to Create an IPTV Experience
Yih-Farn Chen, Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, David Gibbon, Rittwik Jana, Serban Jora, Bernard Renger, Bin Wei
International World Wide Web Conference, WWW2007,  2007.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Clicker - An IPTV Remote Control in Your Cell Phone
Rittwik Jana, Yih-Farn Chen, David Gibbon, Yennun Huang, Serban Jora, John Murray, Bin Wei
IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo, ICME'07,  2007.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Advanced Content Management and Distribution
D. Parisi, M. Weinstein, J. Daugherty, R. Klimovich, Behzad Shahraray, David Gibbon
SMPTE and VSF 2007 Joint Conference,  2007.  [PDF]  [BIB]

The Miracle Video Search Engine
David Gibbon, Zhu Liu, Behzad Shahraray
IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC),  2006.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Personal Media Alert Systems: Personalization and Dissemination of Broadcast Content with a P2P Micropayment Scheme
Yih-Farn Chen, David Gibbon, Zhu Liu, Behzad Shahraray, B. Wei
IEEE ICME,  2006.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Multimedia Content Acquisition and Processing in the MIRACLE System
Zhu Liu, David Gibbon, Behzad Shahraray
IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC),  2006.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Introduction to Video Search Engines
David Gibbon
International World Wide Web Conference, WWW2006,  2006.  [PDF]  [BIB]


AT&T Research at TRECVID 2006
Zhu Liu, David Gibbon, Eric Zavesky, Behzad Shahraray, Patrick Haffner
NIST TREC Video Retreival Evaluation,  2006.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Semantic Data Mining of Short Utterances
Lee Begeja, Harris Drucker, David Gibbon, Patrick Haffner, Zhu Liu, Bernard Renger, Behzad Shahraray
IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP),  2005.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Semantic Data Mining of Short Utterances
Lee Begeja, Harris Drucker, David Gibbon, Patrick Haffner, Zhu Liu, Bernard Renger, Behzad Shahraray
IEEE Transactions On Speech & Audio Processing: Special Issue on Data Mining of Speech, Audio and Dialog,  2005.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Multimedia Content Adaptation
David Gibbon
Encyclopedia of Multimedia,  Springer,  2005.  [PDF]  [BIB]

MediaAlert - A Broadcast Video Monitoring and Alerting System for Mobile Users
B. Wei, David Gibbon, Bernard Renger, Zhu Liu, Yih-Farn Chen, Behzad Shahraray, Rittwik Jana, H. Huang, Lee Begeja
MobiSys,  2005.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Multimedia Processing for Enhanced Information Delivery on Mobile Devices
David Gibbon, Lee Begeja, Zhu Liu, Bernard Renger, Behzad Shahraray
Emerging Applications for Wireless and Mobile Access, MobEA II,  2004.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Interactive Machine Learning Techniques for Improving SLU Models
Lee Begeja, David Gibbon, Zhu Liu, Bernard Renger, Behzad Shahraray
HLT/NAACL Workshop on Spoken Language Understanding for Conversational Systems,  2004.  [PDF]  [BIB]


A System for Searching and Browsing Spoken Communications
Lee Begeja, Bernard Renger, M. Saraclar, David Gibbon, Zhu Liu, Behzad Shahraray
HLT/NAACL Workshop on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Speech Indexing and Retrieval,  2004.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Panel of Experts: The Future of Video Databases
A. Bovik, A. Del Bimbo, N. Dimitrova, S. Ghandeharizadeh, David Gibbon, F. Golshani, T. Huang, R. Jain, D. Petkovic, R. Picard
Handbook of Multimedia Databases,  CRC Press,  pp 1173-1197,  2003.  [BIB]

Creating Personalized Video Presentations using Multimodal Processing
David Gibbon, Lee Begeja, Zhu Liu, Bernard Renger, Behzad Shahraray
Handbook of Multimedia Databases,  CRC Press,  pp 1107-1131,  2003.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Support vector machines: relevance feedback and information retrieval
Harris Drucker, Behzad Shahraray, David Gibbon
Information Processing and Management,  v38,  #3,  pp 305-323,  2002.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Bootstrapping spoken dialogue systems by exploiting reusable libraries
Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio, Gokhan Tur, Dilaek Hakkani-Tur, Mazin Gilbert, Bernard Renger, David Gibbon, Zhu Liu, Behzad Shahraray
Natural Language Engineering,  v14,  #3,  pp 313-335,  2002.  [PDF]  [BIB]


eClips: A New Personalized Multimedia Delivery Service
Lee Begeja, Bernard Renger, David Gibbon, K. Huber, Zhu Liu, Behzad Shahraray, R. Markowitz, P. Stuntebeck
Journal of the Institution of British Telecommunications Engineers (IBTE),  2001.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Virtual Light: Digitally-Generated Lighting for Video Conferencing Applications
Andrea Basso, E. Cosatto, H. P. Graf, David Gibbon, S. Liu
IEEE Signal Processing Society, 2001 International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP-2001),  2001.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Relevance Feedback Using Support Vector Machines
Harris Drucker, Behzad Shahraray, David Gibbon
Machine Learning: Proceedings of the Eighteenth International Conference, 2001, (ICML-2001),  pp 122-129,  2001.  [PDF]  [BIB]


VTonDemand: A Framework for Indexing, Searching and On-Demand Playback of RTP-Based Multimedia Conferences
Baldine Paul, David Gibbon, Glenn Cash, M. Reha Civanlar
1999 IEEE 3rd International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing,  pp 59-64,  1999.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Bullseye: A Compact, Camera-Based, Human-Machine Interface
R. Andersson, David Gibbon, R. Lyons
Presence,  v8,  #1,  pp 65-85,  1999.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Browsing and Retrieval of Full Broadcast-Quality Video
David Gibbon, Andrea Basso, Reha Civanlar, Qian Huang, Esther Levin, Roberto Pieraccini
Proc. 10th International Workshop on Packet Video (Packet Video '99),  1999.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Automated Semantic Structure Reconstruction and Represenatation generation for Broadcast News
Qian Huang, Zhu Liu, Aaron Rosenberg, David Gibbon, Behzad Shahraray
SPIE,  1999.  [BIB]

Automated Generation of News Content Hierarchy By Integrating Audio, Video, and Text Information
Qian Huang, Zhu Liu, Aaron Rosenberg, David Gibbon, Behzad Shahraray
IEEE International Conference On Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP),  v6,  pp 3025-3028,  1999.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Multimedia Information Retrieval Using Pictorial Transcripts
Behzad Shahraray
Handbook of Multimedia Computing,  CRC Press,  1998.  [BIB]

Generating Hypermedia Documents from Transcriptions of Television Programs Using Parallel Text Alignment
David Gibbon
IEEE Eighth International Workshop on Research Issues in Data Engineering (RIDE),  pp 26-33,  1998.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Generating Hypermedia Documents from Transcriptions of Television Programs Using Parallel Text Alignment
David Gibbon
Handbook of Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications,  CRC Press,  1998.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Pictorial Transcripts: Mulitmedia Processing Applied to Digital Library Creation
Behzad Shahraray, David Gibbon
IEEE First Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing,  pp 581-586,  1997.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Efficient Archiving and Content-based Retrieval of Video Information on the Web
Behzad Shahraray, David Gibbon
AAAI Symposium on Intelligent Integration and Use of Text, Image, Video, and Audio Corpora,  pp 133-136,  1997.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Multi-Modal System for Locating Heads and Faces
H. P. Graf, E. Cosatto, David Gibbon, M. Kocheisen, E. Petajan
Proc. Second Internatioanl Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition,  IEEE Computer Soc. Press,  pp 88 - 93,  1996.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Automatic Generation of Pictorial Transcripts of Video Programs
Behzad Shahraray, David Gibbon
Proc. SPIE Conf. Multimedia Computing and Networking 1995, SPIE 2417,  1995.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Automated Authoring of Hypermedia Documents of Video Programs
Behzad Shahraray, David Gibbon
Proc. Third Int. Conf. on Multimedia (ACM Multimedia'95),  1995.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Video Based Detection of People from Motion
David Gibbon, J. Segen
Virtual Reality Systems '93 Conference,  1993.  [PDF]  [BIB]


Improving the Color Fidelity of Cameras for Advanced Television Systems
R. V. Kollarits, David Gibbon
High-Resolution Sensors and Hybrid Systems, Proc. SPIE 1656,  pp 19-29,  1992.  [PDF]  [BIB]

Electronic Color Printing with a Liquid-Crystal Light Modulator on Low Sensitivity Photographic Materials
R. V. Kollarits, David Gibbon, W. H. Ninke
Society for Information Display International (SID) Symposium Digest of Technical Papers XIX,  1988.  [BIB]

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