Semantic Model Vectors for Complex Video Event Recognition

@article{Merler2012SemanticMV,
  title={Semantic Model Vectors for Complex Video Event Recognition},
  author={Michele Merler and Bert Huang and Lexing Xie and Gang Hua and Apostol Natsev},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Multimedia},
  year={2012},
  volume={14},
  pages={88-101}
}
We propose semantic model vectors, an intermediate level semantic representation, as a basis for modeling and detecting complex events in unconstrained real-world videos, such as those from YouTube. The semantic model vectors are extracted using a set of discriminative semantic classifiers, each being an ensemble of SVM models trained from thousands of labeled web images, for a total of 280 generic concepts. Our study reveals that the proposed semantic model vectors representation outperforms… 
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