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Video Sensor-Based Complex Scene Analysis with Granger Causality
AbstractIn this report, we propose a novel framework to explore the activity interactions and temporal dependencies between activities in complex video surveillance scenes. Under our framework, a low-level codebook is generated by an adaptive quantization with respect to the activeness criterion. The Hierarchical Dirichlet Processes (HDP) model is then applied to automatically cluster low-level features into atomic activities. Afterwards, the dynamic behaviors of the activities are represented as a multivariate point-process. The pair-wise relationships between activities are explicitly captured by the non-parametric Granger causality analysis, from which the activity interactions and temporal dependencies are discovered. Then, each video clip is labeled by one of the activity interactions. The results of the real-world traffic datasets show that the proposed method can achieve a high quality classification performance. Compared with traditional K-means clustering, a maximum improvement of 19.19% is achieved by using the proposed causal grouping method.
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Fan, Y.; Yang, H.; Zheng, S.; Su, H.; Wu, S. Video Sensor-Based Complex Scene Analysis with Granger Causality. Sensors 2013, 13, 13685-13707.View more citation formats
Fan Y, Yang H, Zheng S, Su H, Wu S. Video Sensor-Based Complex Scene Analysis with Granger Causality. Sensors. 2013; 13(10):13685-13707.Chicago/Turabian Style
Fan, Yawen; Yang, Hua; Zheng, Shibao; Su, Hang; Wu, Shuang. 2013. "Video Sensor-Based Complex Scene Analysis with Granger Causality." Sensors 13, no. 10: 13685-13707.