Video Surveillance Online Repository (ViSOR)

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Description

An open platform for collecting, annotating, and sharing surveillance videos. Most of the included videos are annotated, based on a reference ontology which integrates hundreds of concepts, some of them coming from the LSCOM and MediaMill ontologies. The ViSOR (Video Surveillance Online Repository) is a framework, designed with the aim of establishing an open platform for collecting, annotating, retrieving, and sharing surveillance videos, as well as evaluating the performance of automatic surveillance systems. Annotations are based on a reference ontology which has been defined integrating hundreds of concepts, some of them coming from the LSCOM and MediaMill ontologies. A new annotation classification schema is also provided, which is aimed at identifying the spatial, temporal and domain detail level used. The ViSOR web interface allows video browsing, querying by annotated concepts or by keywords, compressed video previewing, media downloading and uploading. Finally, ViSOR includes a performance evaluation desk which can be used to compare different annotations.

Access

ViSOR contains two datasets for people reidentification: 3DPeS (3D People Surveillance Dataset) is a new surveillance dataset, designed mainly for people re-identification: Link: http://imagelab.ing.unimore.it/visor/3dpes.asp SARC3D is a dataset for people reidentification in video: Link: http://imagelab.ing.unimore.it/visor/sarc3d.asp

References and Citation

Use of the datasets in published work should be acknowledged by a full citation to the paper [VC13] at the MMSys conference (Proceedings of ACM MMSys 13, February 27 - March 1, 2013, Oslo, Norway).

References

  • VC13: Roberto Vezzani, Rita Cucchiara, Video Surveillance Online Repository (ViSOR): an integrated framework, Proceedings of the 4th ACM Multimedia Systems Conferen (MMSys), Oslo, Norway, USA, February 27 - March 1, 2013.