Efficient multimodal features for automatic soccer highlight generation

  title={Efficient multimodal features for automatic soccer highlight generation},
  author={Kong-Wah Wan and Changsheng Xu},
  journal={Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, 2004. ICPR 2004.},
  pages={973-976 Vol.3}
We describe efficient audio/visual features and their multimodal combination to detect highlights in soccer video. A novel audio feature first detects dominant speech portions in the commentary coincident with segments of high excitement in the game. Verification is then performed in the visual domain by detecting the presence of goal-mouth in the current shot and a high frequency of camera shot change in the subsequent shots. The cascaded process filters spurious candidate highlights from the… CONTINUE READING
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