Template-based Action Recognition : Classifying Hockey Players ’ Movement

@inproceedings{Xiaojing2005TemplatebasedAR,
  title={Template-based Action Recognition : Classifying Hockey Players ’ Movement},
  author={Wu Xiaojing},
  year={2005}
}
Although action recognition is remarkably easy for people, it is a difficult task for computers. A moving camera that takes broadcast-quality videos makes this even more difficult. This research focuses on actions at a medium distance. That is, a typical figure has a resolution of dozens of pixels in each dimension. The system is demonstrated using videos of ice hockey sport. An approach that breaks the problem into three sub-problems is taken. Figures of hockey players are first tracked with a… CONTINUE READING