A New Linguistic-Perceptual Event Model for Spatio-Temporal Event Detection and Personalized Retrieval of Sports Video

  • Minh-Son Dao
  • Sharma Ishan Nath
  • Noboru Babaguichi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5716)


This paper proposes a new linguistic-perceptual event model tailoring to spatio-temporal event detection and conceptual-visual personalized retrieval of sports video sequences. The major contributions of the proposed model are hierarchical structure, independence between linguistic and perceptual part, and ability of capturing temporal information of sports events. Thanks to these advanced contributions, it is very easy to upgrade model events from simple to complex levels either by self-studying from inner knowledge or by being taught from plug-in additional knowledge. Thus, the proposed model not only can work well in unwell structured environments but also is able to adapt itself to new domains without the need (or with a few modification) for external re-programming, re-configuring and re-adjusting. Thorough experimental results demonstrate that events are modeled and detected with high accuracy and automation, and users’ expectation of personalized retrieval is highly satisfied.


Video signal processing String matching Multimedia Information retrieval Personalization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Minh-Son Dao
    • 1
  • Sharma Ishan Nath
    • 1
  • Noboru Babaguichi
    • 1
  1. 1.Media Integrated Communication Lab. (MICL), Graduate School of EngineeringOsaka UniversityOsakaJapan

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