Multimedia Knowledge and Social Media Analytics Laboratory

Successful participation of CERTH-ITI in the interactive Surveillance Event Detection task of TRECVID 2015

CERTH-ITI participated to the interactive Surveillance Event Detection (SED) task of TRECVID 2015 with the video retrieval engine VERGE. VERGE results achieved the second place, among the submissions made by all institutions participating to TRECVID 2015 SED task (runs from 4 different institutions searching for 7 events: cell to ear, embrace, object put, people meet, people split up, poining) with interactive systems. The latest version of VERGE integrates advanced retrieval functionalities including visual similarity search, object-based retrieval and visual concept-based search in a user friendly interface. Feel free to try on line the latest version of VERGE here.