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Prof. Seong-Whan Lee`s paper published in Pattern Recognition
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Prof. Seong-Whan Lee’s new research on `Adaptive Occlusion State Estimation for Human Pose Tracking under Self-Occlusions` was accepted in Pattern Recognition (IF top 10%)

In this paper, they proposed a method to solve self-occlusion problem in 3D human pose tracking. They modeled an “occlusion relationship (= state)” between human body parts as a graph and proposed a novel “adaptive occlusion state estimation” method, which infer human body configurations and occlusion states separately, to reduce a computational cost due to a complex graph structure. HumanEva dataset was used to test a performance of the proposed method and the result shows that it can successfully track both human poses and occlusion states even when there are frequent occlusion changes.


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Title: Adaptive Occlusion State Estimation for Human Pose Tracking under Self-Occlusions

 

Abstract:
Tracking human poses in video can be considered as the process of inferring the positions of the body joints. Among various obstacles to this task, one of the most challenging is to deal with ‘self-occlusion’, where one body part occludes another one. In order to tackle this problem, a model must represent the self-occlusion between different body parts which leads to complex inference problems. In this paper, we propose a method that estimates occlusion states adaptively.  A Markov random field is used to represent the occlusion relationship between human body parts in terms an occlusion state variable, which represents the depth order. We test our method using video sequences from the HumanEva dataset. We label the data to quantify how the relative depth ordering of parts, and hence the self-occlusion, changes during the video sequence. Then we demonstrate that our method can successfully track human poses even when there are frequent occlusion changes. We compare our approach to alternative methods including the state of the art approach which use multiple cameras

 

 

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