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9. Video Action Recognition

Kevin Ashley1  
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Belmont, CA, USA
 

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a video is worth a thousand times more.

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Figure 9-1

Sequence of video frames shows correlation between frames

Background

Our brain is a superfast action recognition system that’s hard to match. In terms of deep learning, our brain routinely does many things to recognize actions, and it works fast! It may be years of evolution, the need to identify incoming danger or provide food: each of us has a miraculously fast video action ...

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