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Open Short Video Collection (OSVC)

For testing purposes, we have released the Open Short Video Collection (OSVC) in its initial version 1.0. OSVC is a general-purpose video collection containing videos from various types and visual styles. The 200 videos were manually selected to represent a wide range of possible video content found on the web. All videos of this collection are all released under a creative commons license making them usable for a large variety of research tasks, especially for evaluating video retrieval, recognition, and/or classification systems. The videos are all encoded H.264 and use an MP4 container. Their duration spans from 30 seconds to 30 minutes.

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We kindly ask you to refer to the following paper in any publication mentioning OSVC:

Luca Rossetto, Ivan Giangreco, Heiko Schuldt. OSVC-Open Short Video Collection 1.0. Technical Report CS-2015-002. University of Basel, 2015.

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