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A Method for Automatic Generation of Pictorial Maps Using SNS

Gao, Shanghui and Ushiama, Taketoshi (2016) A Method for Automatic Generation of Pictorial Maps Using SNS. In: ADADA 2016 14TH international Conference for Asia Digital Art and Design Association.

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Pictorial map is a type of map that depicts a given territory with an artistic style rather than technical style. In general, pictorial map contains illustration of difference elements including representative icons such as buildings, people, animals and so on. In addition, those elements should be unique or can show characteristics about a certain area. Otherwise, Instagram has more than 400 million monthly active accounts that share more than 80 million pictures daily. This large volume of image contents includes lots of information about culture and local conditions. In this paper, we present a novel approach that generates a pictorial map automatically using images on Instagram. Our method contains two main aspects: 1) Finding representative location, which is based on the clustering of the images with geographical information. 2) Extraction of typical photos of each representative location.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pictorial map, SNS, Clustering
Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts > N81-390 Study and teaching. Research
Divisions: Universitas Multimedia Nusantara
Depositing User: mr admin umn
Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2018 07:20
Last Modified: 15 Mar 2018 07:20

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