Actions in the Eye

Author: Romanian Academy

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Total: 1857

Ratings: 16


Eye movement data from 16 participants for 1857 videos, with one group performing action recognition, the other free viewing. Two datasets were used Hollywood-2 and UCF Sports. Eye movements were recorded using an SMI iView X HiSpeed 1250 tower-mounted eye tracker, with a sampling frequency of 500Hz.


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References and Citation

The license agreement for data usage implies the citation of the two papers [MS12a], [MS12b]. Please notice that citing the dataset URL instead of the publications would not be compliant with this license agreement.


  • MS12a: Stefan Mathe and Cristian Sminchisescu, Dynamic Eye Movement Datasets and Learnt Saliency Models for Visual Action Recognition, European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2012.
  • MS12b: Stefan Mathe and Cristian Sminchisescu, Actions in the Eye: Dynamic Gaze Datasets and Learnt Saliency Models for Visual Recognition, Technical Report, Institute of Mathematics at the Romanian Academy and University of Bonn (Februray 2012).