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Title:Modelling Crowd Scenes for Event Detection
Authors: Ernesto Andrade ; Scott Blunsden ; Robert Fisher
Date:Sep 2006
Publication Title:Proc. Int. Conf. on Pat. Recog.
Publication Type:Conference Paper
This work presents an automatic technique for detection of abnormal events in crowds. Crowd behaviour is difficult to predict and might not be easily semantically translated. Moreover it is difficulty to track individuals in the crowd using state of the art tracking algorithms. Therefore we characterise crowd behaviour by observing the crowd optical flow and use unsupervised feature extraction to encode normal crowd behaviour. The unsupervised feature extraction applies spectral clustering to find the optimal number of models to represent normal motion patterns. The motion models are HMMs to cope with the variable number of motion samples that might be present in each observation window. The results on simulated crowds demonstrate the effectiveness of the approach for detecting crowd emergency scenarios.
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author = { Ernesto Andrade and Scott Blunsden and Robert Fisher },
title = {Modelling Crowd Scenes for Event Detection},
book title = {Proc. Int. Conf. on Pat. Recog.},
year = 2006,
month = {Sep},

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