Fusion in Computer Vision: Understanding Complex Visual Content by Bogdan IonescuFusion in Computer Vision: Understanding Complex Visual Content by Bogdan Ionescu

Fusion in Computer Vision: Understanding Complex Visual Content

EditorBogdan Ionescu, Jenny Benois-Pineau, Tomas Piatrik

Hardcover | April 10, 2014

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Visual content understanding is a complex and important challenge for applications in automatic multimedia information indexing, medicine, robotics, and surveillance. Yet the performance of such systems can be improved by the fusion of individual modalities/techniques for content representation and machine learning.

This comprehensive text/reference presents a thorough overview of Fusion in Computer Vision, from an interdisciplinary and multi-application viewpoint. Presenting contributions from an international selection of experts, the work describes numerous successful approaches, evaluated in the context of international benchmarks that model realistic use cases at significant scales.

Topics and features: examines late fusion approaches for concept recognition in images and videos, including the bag-of-words model; describes the interpretation of visual content by incorporating models of the human visual system with content understanding methods; investigates the fusion of multi-modal features of different semantic levels, as well as results of semantic concept detections, for example-based event recognition in video; proposes rotation-based ensemble classifiers for high-dimensional data, which encourage both individual accuracy and diversity within the ensemble; reviews application-focused strategies of fusion in video surveillance, biomedical information retrieval, and content detection in movies; discusses the modeling of mechanisms of human interpretation of complex visual content.

This authoritative collection is essential reading for researchers and students interested in the domain of information fusion for complex visual content understanding, and related fields.

Dr. Bogdan Ionescu is a lecturer and Coordinator of the Video Processing Group at the Image Processing and Analysis Laboratory, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania. Dr. Jenny Benois-Pineau is a full professor and Chair of the Video Analysis and Indexing research group at the University of Bordeaux, France. Dr. Tomas Piatrik is...
Title:Fusion in Computer Vision: Understanding Complex Visual ContentFormat:HardcoverDimensions:294 pagesPublished:April 10, 2014Publisher:Springer International PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319056956

ISBN - 13:9783319056951

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Table of Contents

A Selective Weighted Late Fusion for Visual Concept Recognition
Ningning Liu, Emmanuel Dellandréa, Bruno Tellez, and Liming Chen

Bag-of-Words Image Representation: Key Ideas and Further Insight
Marc T. Law, Nicolas Thome, and Matthieu Cord

Hierarchical Late Fusion for Concept Detection in Videos
Sabin Tiberius Strat, Alexandre Benoit, Patrick Lambert, Hervé Bredin, and Georges Quénot

Fusion of Multiple Visual Cues for Object Recognition in Video
I. Gonsalez-Diaz, J. Benois-Pineau, V. Buso, and H. Boujut

Evaluating Multimedia Features and Fusion for Example-Based Event Detection
Gregory K. Myers, Cees G.M. Snoek, Ramakant Nevatia, Ramesh Nallapati, Julien van Hout, Stephanie Pancoast, Chen Sun, Amirhossein Habibian, Dennis C. Koelma, Koen E. A. van de Sande, and Arnold W.M. Smeulders

Rotation-Based Ensemble Classifiers for High Dimensional Data
Junshi Xia, Jocelyn Chanussot, Peijun Du, and Xiyan He

Multimodal Fusion in Surveillance Applications
Virginia Fernandez Arguedas, Qianni Zhang, and Ebroul Izquierdo

Multimodal Violence Detection in Hollywood Movies: State-of-the-Art and Benchmarking
Claire-Hélene Demarty and Cédric Penet and Bogdan Ionescu and Guillaume Gravier, and Mohammad Soleymani

Fusion Techniques in Biomedical Information Retrieval
Alba Garcia Seco de Herrera and Henning Muller

Using Crowdsourcing to Capture Complexity in Human Interpretations of Multimedia Content
Martha Larson, Mark Melenhorst, Maria Menendez, and Peng Xu