Matching Faces with Textual Cues in Soccer Videos

@article{Bertini2006MatchingFW,
  title={Matching Faces with Textual Cues in Soccer Videos},
  author={Marco Bertini and Alberto Del Bimbo and Walter Nunziati},
  journal={2006 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo},
  year={2006},
  pages={537-540}
}
In soccer videos, most significant actions are usually followed by close-up shots of players that take part in the action itself. Automatically annotating the identity of the players present in these shots would be considerably valuable for indexing and retrieval applications. Due to high variations in pose and illumination across shots however, current face recognition methods are not suitable for this task. We show how the inherent multiple media structure of soccer videos can be exploited to… CONTINUE READING

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