23 May 2016 Weighing classes and streams: toward better methods for two-stream convolutional networks
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The emergence of two-stream convolutional networks has boosted the performance of action recognition by concurrently extracting appearance and motion features from videos. However, most existing approaches simply combine the features by averaging the prediction scores from each recognition stream without realizing that some classes favor greater weight for appearance than motion. We propose a fusion method of two-stream convolutional networks for action recognition by introducing objective functions of weights with two assumptions: (1) the scores from streams do not weigh the same and (2) the weights vary across different classes. We evaluate our method by extensive experiments on UCF101, HMDB51, and Hollywood2 datasets in the context of action recognition. The results show that the proposed approach outperforms the standard two-stream convolutional networks by a large margin (5.7%, 4.8%, and 3.6%) on UCF101, HMDB51, and Hollywood2 datasets, respectively.
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Hoseong Kim, Youngjung Uh, Seunghyeon Ko, Hyeran Byun, "Weighing classes and streams: toward better methods for two-stream convolutional networks," Optical Engineering 55(5), 053108 (23 May 2016). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.55.5.053108 . Submission:
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