Title: Self-learning support through access to related information on distributed VOD

Authors: Yurie Iribe, Takami Yasuda, Shigeki Yokoi

Addresses: Information and Media Center, Toyohashi University of Technology, 1-1 Hibarigaoka Tempaku-cho, Toyohashi, 441-8580 Japan. ' Graduate School of Information Science, Nagoya University, Furo-cho Chikusa-ku, Nagoya, 464-8601 Japan. ' Graduate School of Information Science, Nagoya University, Furo-cho Chikusa-ku, Nagoya, 464-8601 Japan

Abstract: Self-learning using the internet can enable a user to acquire not only knowledge of the purpose of investigation, but also related information discovered in the investigation. However, existing Video On Demand (VOD) systems do not possess a function to effectively combine videos with texts, pictures and videos and provide them, nor can the related knowledge be acquired. Therefore, the purpose of this research is building a system that extracts information related to them and combines videos with them on distributed VOD. We clearly describe the relationships between video and related information through XML/RDF and sharing and combining of them.

Keywords: self-learning; RDF; SMIL; distributed VOD; related information; e-learning; electronic learning; online learning; internet; video on demand; information extraction.

DOI: 10.1504/IJASS.2010.034107

International Journal of Applied Systemic Studies, 2010 Vol.3 No.2, pp.168 - 182

Published online: 12 Jul 2010 *

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