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August 30, 2012

Context in object and action recognition

  • May 19, 2024 till May 19, 2024
  • Main Lecture Room

Larry S. Davis’ talk will cover recent work on the acquisition and application of contextual models for object and action recognition. For object recognition, I will discuss how fine grained contextual models that capture geometric and topological relations between objects in pictures can lead to significantly improved object recognition capabilities. Then, for action recognition, I will discuss the use of storylines, structured as AND/OR graphs, as contextual models to improve human action recognition in videos of American baseball plays. The research was done by my former Ph. D. student, Abhinav Gupta; the work on action recognition was performed jointly with Prof. Jianbo Shi of the University of Pennsylvania.

Talk slides in pdf [~1,8MB]

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