Cognitive Vision: 4th International Workshop, ICVW 2008, by Erez Berkovich, Hillel Pratt, Moshe Gur (auth.), Barbara

By Erez Berkovich, Hillel Pratt, Moshe Gur (auth.), Barbara Caputo, Markus Vincze (eds.)

This quantity constitutes the post-conference complaints of the 4th foreign Cognitive imaginative and prescient Workshop, ICVW 2008, held in Santorini, Greece, on might 12, 2008.

The eleven papers provided have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from 17 submissions. They disguise very important elements of cognitive imaginative and prescient like face acceptance, task interpretation, recognition, reminiscence maps and scene interpretation.

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These primitive states and events are used to define more composite events. For this study, we have modeled ten composite events. In this paper, we present just two of them: “feeling faint” and “falling down”. Monitoring Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) of Elderly 45 There are different visual definition for describing a person falling down. Thus, we have modeled the event “falling down” with three models: Falling down 1: A change state from standing, bending, sitting on the floor(with flexed or outstretched legs) and lying (with flexed or outstretched legs).

8. Experiment one, part one test screen Fig. 9. Mean subject performance in first experiment inner and outer facial features, respectively. 05). Results are shown in Figure 9. Results showed that subjects could match both inner and outer facial features precisely with their real counterpart image. In the second part, expectedly, performance was much better when the task was matching real faces to their complete synthetic images (with both inner features and outer head shape), as shown in previous studies [4].

B) person is bending. (c) sitting with outstretched legs”. Fig. 8. Recognition of the “falling down” event. (a) person is standing. (b) sitting with flexed legs. (c) lying with outstretched legs. Fig. 9. 3D visualization of the recognition of the “falling down” event. (a) person is standing. (b) sitting with flexed legs. (c) lying with outstretched legs. 5 Conclusions and Future Works In this paper we have described a cognitive vision approach to recognize a set of activities of interest of elderly at home by using ten 3D key human postures.

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