Grounding the Lexical Semantics of Verbs in Visual Perception using Force Dynamics and Event Logic

  title={Grounding the Lexical Semantics of Verbs in Visual Perception using Force Dynamics and Event Logic},
  author={Jeffrey Mark Siskind},
  journal={J. Artif. Intell. Res.},
This paper presents an implemented system for recognizing the occurrence of events described by simple spatial-motion verbs in short image sequences. The semantics of these verbs is specified with event-logic expressions that describe changes in the state of force-dynamic relations between the participants of the event. An efficient finite representation is introduced for the infinite sets of intervals that occur when describing liquid and semi-liquid events. Additionally, an efficient… CONTINUE READING
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