• The 20th century was the century of visual media.
    • Through visual media, people contemplated concepts such as time, space, communication between individuals, computer interfaces (HCI), and the relationship between fiction and reality.
  • Hitler utilized visual media as a means of crowd control during the Berlin Olympics.

The Century of Magic

  • The paper titled “Comparison of Automatic Shot Boundary Detection Algorithms Based On Color, Edges and Wavelets” discusses the hierarchy of visual media.
    • Shot refers to a sequence of continuous frames.
      • Keyframes are important frames within a shot, which are used for indexing and viewing purposes.
    • The concept of hierarchy is also mentioned in another paper.