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Brave new ideas for motion representations in videos II

Brave new ideas for motion representations in videos II

8:45 am, 21 JULY 2017

CVPR 2017, Honolulu, Hawaii

Basura Fernando


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ANU Research Fellow Basura Fernando is one of the organisers behind this workhsop at CVPR 2017. It follows the success of the workshop previously held at ECCV 2016.

Workshop description

In the late years Deep Learning has been a great force of change on most computer vision tasks. In video analysis problems, however, such as action recognition and detection, motion analysis and tracking, shallow architectures remain surprisingly competitive. What is the reason for this conundrum? Larger datasets are part of the solution. The recently proposed Sports1M helped recently in the realistic training of large motion networks. Still, the breakthrough has not yet arrived.

Assuming that the recently proposed video datasets are large enough for training deep networks for video, another likely culprit for the standstill in video analysis is the capacity of the existing deep models. More specifically, the existing deep networks for video analysis might not be sophisticated enough to address the complexity of motion information. This makes sense, as videos introduce an exponential complexity as compared to static images. Unfortunately, state-of-the-art motion representation models are extensions of existing image representations rather than motion dedicated ones. Brave, new and motion-specific representations are likely to be needed for a breakthrough in video analysis.

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