Abstract: Today’s internet contains huge number of videos, due to the technology popularity, everyone using the social network to store and share the videos. This poses a huge challenge on the video search and retrieval. So, an effective technique to perform the video search and retrieval from large video repository is necessary in several applications. Currently, YouTube performs a best video searching process with several unique features. However, the complex query handling to retrieve accurate videos is more difficult. Data mining is the best way to handle such complex queries and visualizing them. This paper gives the survey about the problems associated with the video search and existing video search and visualization techniques. This paper gives the general description about the process of video retrieval and visualization process with hierarchical structures. Finally gives the solutions to perform effective video search.

Keywords: Video Search, Video Retrieval, Visualization, Hierarchical Structure, Visual Analysis.