Waving Detection Using the FuzzyBoost Algorithm and Flow-Based Features

  • Plinio Moreno
  • José Santos-Victor
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7950)


We present an application of the FuzzyBoost learning algorithm, where the weak learners select spatio-temporal groups of features for waving detection. The features encode the spatial distribution of the optic flow of a tracked person, considering the polar sampling of the flow for each instant. The FuzzyBoost algorithm selects groups of features that discriminate better than any single feature, bringing robustness and generalization over the TemporalBoost algorithm.


Weak Learner Decision Stump Dimensionality Reduction Algorithm Boost Algorithm Linear Dimensionality Reduction Technique 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Plinio Moreno
    • 1
  • José Santos-Victor
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto Superior Técnico and Instituto de Sistemas e RobóticaLisboaPortugal

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