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Multimedia Computing and Systems, International Conference on (1999)
Florence, Italy
June 7, 1999 to June 11, 1999
ISSN: 1530-2032
ISBN: 0-7695-0253-9
pp: 9802
Mihai Lazarescu , Curtin University of Technology
Svetha Venkatesh , Curtin University of Technology
Geoff West , Curtin University of Technology
Terry Caelli , Ohio State University
This work combines natural language understanding and image processing with incremental learning to develop a system that can automatically interpret and index American Football. We have developed a model for representing spatio-temporal characteristics of multiple objects in dynamic scenes in this domain. Our representation combines expert knowledge, domain knowledge, spatial knowledge and temporal knowledge. We also present an incremental learning algorithm to improve the knowledge base as well as to keep previously developed concepts consistent with new data. The advantages of the incremental learning algorithm are that is that it does not split concepts and it generates a compact conceptual hierarchy which does not store instances.
Content Based Indexing/Retrieval, Multimedia, Machine Learning

S. Venkatesh, M. Lazarescu, T. Caelli and G. West, "On the Automated Interpretation and Indexing of American Football," Multimedia Computing and Systems, International Conference on(ICMCS), Florence, Italy, 1999, pp. 9802.
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