12 May 2016 Ontology-based improvement to human activity recognition
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Abstract
Human activity recognition has often prioritized low-level features extracted from imagery or video over higher-level class attributes and ontologies because they have traditionally been more effective on small datasets. However, by including knowledge-driven associations between actions and attributes while recognizing the lower-level attributes with their temporal relationships, we can attempt a hybrid approach that is more easily extensible to much larger datasets. We demonstrate a combination of hard and soft features with a comparison factor that prioritizes one approach over the other with a relative weight. We then exhaustively search over the comparison factor to evaluate the performance of a hybrid human activity recognition approach in comparison to the base hard approach at 84% accuracy and the current state-of-the-art.
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David Tahmoush, Claire Bonial, "Ontology-based improvement to human activity recognition", Proc. SPIE 9844, Automatic Target Recognition XXVI, 98440U (12 May 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2228335; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2228335
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