Social Event Detection at MediaEval 2012: Challenges, Dataset and Evaluation

Social Event Detection at MediaEval 2012: Challenges, Dataset and EvaluationDownload PDF

Author: Symeon Papadopoulos, Emmanouil Schinas, Vasileios Mezaris, Raphaël Troncy and Ioannis Kompatsiaris

In Proceedings of the MediaEval Benchmarking Initiative for Multimedia Evaluation (MediaEval 2012) held on 4 & 5 October 2012 in Pisa, Italy.

Abstract:
This paper provides an overview of the Social Event Detection (SED) task, which is organized as part of the MediaEval 2012 benchmarking activity and examines how social events can be detected by automatically analyzing social multimedia content. The 2012 edition of the SED task follows the successful completion of the first edition of SED, in 2011. This paper discusses the challenges set as part of SED 2012, the dataset, and the process of evaluating the submissions.

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