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A Memory Architecture and Contextual Reasoning Framework for Cognitive Vision

Kittler, J, Christmas, W, Kostin, A, Yan, F, Kolonias, I and Windridge, D (2005) A Memory Architecture and Contextual Reasoning Framework for Cognitive Vision In: 14th Scandinavian Conference, SCIA 2005, 2005-06-19 - 2005-06-22, Joensuu, Finland.

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One of the key requirements for a cognitive vision system to support reasoning is the possession of an effective mechanism to exploit context both for scene interpretation and for action planning. Context can be used effectively provided the system is endowed with a conducive memory architecture that supports contextual reasoning at all levels of processing, as well as a contextual reasoning framework. In this paper we describe a unified apparatus for reasoning using context, cast in a Bayesian reasoning framework. We also describe a modular memory architecture developed as part of the VAMPIRE* vision system which allows the system to store raw video data at the lowest level and its semantic annotation of monotonically increasing abstraction at the higher levels. By way of illustration, we use as an application for the memory system the automatic annotation of a tennis match.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Conference Paper)
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering > Centre for Vision Speech and Signal Processing
Authors :
Kittler, J
Christmas, W
Kostin, A
Yan, F
Kolonias, I
Windridge, D
Date : 2005
DOI : 10.1007/11499145_36
Contributors :
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Additional Information : Copyright 2005 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. The original publication is available at
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 02 Jan 2013 16:30
Last Modified : 31 Oct 2017 14:49

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