By Topic

Trajectory Tree as an Object-Oriented Hierarchical Representation for Video

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Dorea, C.C. ; Dept. of Signal Theor. & Commun., Tech. Univ. of Catalonia, Barcelona ; Pardas, M. ; Marques, F.

This paper presents the trajectory tree as a hierarchical region-based representation for video sequences. Motion, as well as spatial features from multiple frames are used to generate a set of temporal regions structured within a hierarchy of scale and motion coherency. The resulting representations offer a global description of the entire video sequence and enhance semantic analysis potential. A multiscale segmentation strategy is proposed whereby region-merging criteria of progressively greater complexity are used to define partition layers of increasing aptitude for object detection. A novel data structure, called the trajectory adjacency graph, is defined for the long-term analysis of partition sequences. Furthermore, mechanisms for assessing connectivity, verifying temporal continuity, and proposing merging operations based on color, affine, and translational motion homogeneity characteristics over the entire sequence are also introduced. Finally, as demonstrated through experimental results, the trajectory tree offers a concise yet versatile support for video object segmentation, description and retrieval tasks.

Published in:

Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:19 ,  Issue: 4 )