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Statistical Motion-Based Retrieval with Partial Query

  • Ronan Fablet
  • Patrick Bouthemy
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1929)

Abstract

We present an original approach for motion-based retrieval involving partial query. More precisely, we propose an unified statistical framework both to extract entities of interest in video shots and to achieve the associated content-based characterization to be exploited for retrieval issues. These two stages rely on the characterization of scene activity in video sequences based on a non-parametric statistical modeling of motion information. Areas comprising relevant scene activity are extracted from an ascendant hierarchical classiffcation applied to the adjacency graph of an initial block-based partition of the image. Therefore, given a video base, we are able to construct a base of samples of entities of interest characterized by their associated scene activity model. The retrieval operations is then formulated as a Bayesian inference issue using the MAP criterion. We report different results of extraction of entities of interest in video sequences and examples of retrieval operations performed on a video base composed of a hundred samples.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronan Fablet
    • 1
  • Patrick Bouthemy
    • 2
  1. 1.1IRISA / CNRSCampus universitaire de BeaulieuRennes CedexFrance
  2. 2.IRISA / INRIACampus universitaire de BeaulieuRennes CedexFrance

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