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Stefan cel Mare
University of Suceava
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Print ISSN: 1582-7445
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WorldCat: 643243560
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Visual Peoplemeter: A Vision-based Television Audience Measurement System

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Author keywords
consumer behavior, machine vision, object detection, image motion analysis, video surveillance

References keywords
vision(13), recognition(13), tracking(9), pattern(9), attention(9), cvpr(7), machine(6), detection(6), visual(5), television(5)
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Date of Publication: 2014-11-30
Volume 14, Issue 4, Year 2014, On page(s): 73 - 80
ISSN: 1582-7445, e-ISSN: 1844-7600
Digital Object Identifier: 10.4316/AECE.2014.04011
Web of Science Accession Number: 000348772500011
SCOPUS ID: 84921682412

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Visual peoplemeter is a vision-based measurement system that objectively evaluates the attentive behavior for TV audience rating, thus offering solution to some of drawbacks of current manual logging peoplemeters. In this paper, some limitations of current audience measurement system are reviewed and a novel vision-based system aiming at passive metering of viewers is prototyped. The system uses camera mounted on a television as a sensing modality and applies advanced computer vision algorithms to detect and track a person, and to recognize attentional states. Feasibility of the system is evaluated on a secondary dataset. The results show that the proposed system can analyze viewer's attentive behavior, therefore enabling passive estimates of relevant audience measurement categories.

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