Date of Original Version
Proceedings of 3rd IEEE International Workshop on Analysis and Retrieval of Tracked Events and Motion in Imagery Streams at ECCV2012, October, 2012
Abstract or Table of Contents
Generating meaningful digests of videos by extracting interesting frames remains a difficult task. In this paper, we define interesting events as unusual events which occur rarely in the entire video and we propose a novel interesting event summarization framework based on the technique of density ratio estimation recently introduced in machine learning. Our proposed framework is unsupervised and it can be applied to general video sources, including videos from moving cameras. We evaluated the proposed approach on a publicly available dataset in the context of anomalous crowd behavior and with a challenging personal video dataset. We demonstrated competitive performance both in accuracy relative to human annotation and computation time.