Video Analytics for Audience Measurement

First International Workshop, VAAM 2014, Stockholm, Sweden, August 24, 2014. Revised Selected Papers

  • Cosimo Distante
  • Sebastiano Battiato
  • Andrea Cavallaro
Conference proceedings VAAM 2014

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8811)

Also part of the Image Processing, Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, and Graphics book sub series (LNIP, volume 8811)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
  2. Introduction

  3. Demographics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 21-21
    2. Dario Cazzato, Marco Leo, Paolo Spagnolo, Cosimo Distante
      Pages 23-39
    3. Giovanni Maria Farinella, Giuseppe Farioli, Sebastiano Battiato, Salvo Leonardi, Giovanni Gallo
      Pages 40-52
    4. Javier Lorenzo-Navarro, Modesto Castrillón, Enrique Ramón, David Freire
      Pages 53-65
    5. Pierluigi Carcagnì, Marco Del Coco, Pier Luigi Mazzeo, Andrea Testa, Cosimo Distante
      Pages 66-85
  4. Modelling Consumer Behaviour

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 109-109
    2. Vladimir Khryashchev, Andrey Priorov, Alexander Ganin
      Pages 111-122
    3. Satu-Marja Mäkelä, Sari Järvinen, Tommi Keränen, Mikko Lindholm, Elena Vildjiounaite
      Pages 134-145
    4. Daniele Liciotti, Marco Contigiani, Emanuele Frontoni, Adriano Mancini, Primo Zingaretti, Valerio Placidi
      Pages 146-157
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 159-159

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed contest reports of the 1st International Workshop, VAAM 2014, held in Stockholm, Sweden, in August 2014. The 10 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 13 submissions.
The aim of this workshop is to provide an overview of state of the art methods for audience measurements in retail and Digital Signage, end-users attraction, and stimulate the creation of appropriate benchmark dataset to be used as reference for the development of novel audience measurement algorithms. Papers are invited under the following topics: demographics and modeling consumer behaviour.


3D imaging Activity recognition and understanding Biometrics Cross-validation Feature selection appeareance and texture representations audience measurenent system behaviour analysis classifier systems computer vision digital signage face recognition human-computer interaction iamge representation interest point and salient region detections machine learning object recognition shape inference support vector machines video analysis

Editors and affiliations

  • Cosimo Distante
    • 1
  • Sebastiano Battiato
    • 2
  • Andrea Cavallaro
    • 3
  1. 1.National Research Council of ItalyArnesanoItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Matematica e InformaticaUniversity of Catania ITCataniaItaly
  3. 3.Queen Mary University of LondonLondonUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-12810-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-12811-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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