Automatic tracking method for sports video analysis

Jungong Han, D.S. Farin, P.H.N. With, de, Weilun Lao

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This paper addr'esses t.he implemenl.ation oj an advanced visual-based t.ennis sports video analysis system. Firstly, a whit.e pi1;el-Jraction based met.hod is used to detect. the significant Jrames that include the t.ennis court. In addition, we employ the I.emporal correlation between two consecutive Jrames 1.0 track the court locat.ion within a local search ar'Ca" Furtherm.01T, 'We p1'Opose a player and I.racking algor'ithm thai. sepam./.ely builds backgmund models J01' the playing Jield and the ar'm s1Lrrmmding t.he .field according t.o their' diffeTent. color's. This enables 1.0 pmvide it. as a pr'CIlict.ion oj the CUTTenl. frame JOT mOTe efficiency. ResuUs on real tenn'is video data ar'e presented, demonsl.rating t.he validity and perI01-m.ance of the appmach.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication26th Symposium on Information Theory in the Benelux
EditorsJ. Cardinal, N. Cerf, O. Delgrange
Place of PublicationBrussels
PublisherWerkgemeenschap voor Informatie- en Communicatietheorie (WIC)
ISBN (Print)90-71048-21-7
Publication statusPublished - 2005
Event2005 Symposium on Information Theory in the Benelux (SITB 2005) - Brussels, Belgium
Duration: 19 May 200520 May 2005
Conference number: 26


Conference2005 Symposium on Information Theory in the Benelux (SITB 2005)

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