Automatic Camera Selection in the Context of Basketball Game

  • Florent LefèvreEmail author
  • Vincent Bombardier
  • Patrick Charpentier
  • Nicolas Krommenacker
  • Bertrand Petat
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10884)


This article presents an automatic video editing method for video stream selection in a multi-camera environment. The specific context of this study is Basketball game recording and broadcasting. In order to offer the best view to spectator our method is based on action detection in order to select the right camera. We use an azimuth camera to detect the center of gravity of the players representing the action in the match. The effectiveness of our method has been tested by comparing the editing obtained with that carried out by a human operator.


Automatic editing Detection Sports analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Florent Lefèvre
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Vincent Bombardier
    • 1
  • Patrick Charpentier
    • 1
  • Nicolas Krommenacker
    • 1
  • Bertrand Petat
    • 2
  1. 1.Université de Lorraine, CNRS, CRANNancyFrance
  2. 2.CitizenCamMaxévilleFrance

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