Global Motion Representation of Video Shot Based on Vector Quantization Index Histogram

Fa-Xin YU  Zhe-Ming LU  Zhen LI  Hao LUO  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems   Vol.E92-D   No.1   pp.90-92
Publication Date: 2009/01/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1361
DOI: 10.1587/transinf.E92.D.90
Print ISSN: 0916-8532
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Image Processing and Video Processing
Keyword: 
global motion representation,  video shot,  vector quantization index histogram,  

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Summary: 
In this Letter, we propose a novel method of low-level global motion feature description based on Vector Quantization (VQ) index histograms of motion feature vectors (MFVVQIH) for the purpose of video shot retrieval. The contribution lies in three aspects: first, we use VQ to eliminate singular points in the motion feature vector space; second, we utilize the global motion feature vector index histogram of a video shot as the global motion signature; third, video shot retrieval based on index histograms instead of original motion feature vectors guarantees the low computation complexity, and thus assures a real-time video shot retrieval. Experimental results show that the proposed scheme has high accuracy and low computation complexity.