Category Archives: Evaluations

Results from Loudness Web Evaluation now online

In December 2011, we already published preliminary results of the User Evaluation on Loudness Harmonisation on the Web in this blog. At the same time, we called for more participation to increase the data set for the final analysis. By … Continue reading

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Be part of our user research into Social Web & TV

Please help us with our user research by taking a moment of your time to fill in our survey to collect opinions about the implications of integrating the Social Web with TV; including attitudes to privacy, sharing of personal data, and … Continue reading

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Visualisation of key findings from N-Screen user testing

You can read a more detailed description of the results in a previous blog post.

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Two days left to participate in NoTube’s Loudness Web Evaluation!

In NoTube we are investigating loudness normalisation in  multimedia environments. To investigate different listening situations and user preferences, we launched a web evaluation in October 2011 and already published some preliminary results. To gather more test data in order to … Continue reading

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First Results of the User Evaluation on Loudness Harmonisation on the Web

The evaluation of different loudness harmonisation methods which was previously carried out in NoTube as part of our work in the context of loudness normalisation clearly showed the excellent performance of EBU-R 128 (see also our previous blog post). However, … Continue reading

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Loudness Web Evaluation now online – be part of it!

End of 2010, we conducted a user evaluation to compare different ways to normalise the loudness of video clips. It showed a significant improvement of loudness normalised videos following EBU-R 128 compared to the original video clips without any normalisation, … Continue reading

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Finding interesting new programmes – trial results

In a previous blog post about a NoTube demo for browsing an archive of BBC programmes using Linked Data techniques, I discussed the potential role of serendipity in bringing people’s attention to ‘surprisingly good’ content that they didn’t already know about. At the time … Continue reading

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