Niels-Oliver Walkowski's research while affiliated with University of Luxembourg and other places

Publications (3)

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This chapter analyzes narrative representations of political crises in two different genres—the zombie film and the political thriller—by focusing on the question whether a movie only speaks of such societal disruptions, or if it also develops an esthetics of disruption that provokes or challenges its viewers. A political esthetics of disruption wo...
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The paper shows how context-aware relational infrastructure enables non-technical disciplines to become more involved in data-oriented research practices and environments. A new Open Access journal from the field of film studies is presented that, with the help of the semantic annotation tool neonion, creates associations between its research artic...
Conference Paper
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In this article we present an exploratory interface for the analysis of movies. Movies are segmented into shots, which are in turn displayed as scalable MovieBarcodes, i.e. film scholars can zoom into the MovieBarcode representation to explore single chapters or scenes. The tool also provides a search function that can be used to filter shots accor...

Citations

... ( [19]) used movie barcodes to segment the structure of films based on colour that correlated well with DVD chapters. Burghardt et al. ( [5]) and Burghardt, Kao, and Walkowski ( [6]) explored the relationship between colour, dialogue, and character in motion pictures using movie barcodes as a fingerprint of the chromatic structure of a film. Hohman et al. ( [18]) explored the relationship between colour, dialogue, and emotion in Game of Thrones using a method similar to movie barcodes to visualise the structure of the show's episodes. ...