The Resource Linguistic summarization of human activity, by Derek Thomas Anderson, (electronic resource)

Linguistic summarization of human activity, by Derek Thomas Anderson, (electronic resource)

Label
Linguistic summarization of human activity
Title
Linguistic summarization of human activity
Statement of responsibility
by Derek Thomas Anderson
Creator
Contributor
Thesis advisor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The thesis advanced herein is that linguistic summarization is essential for the reliable succinct modeling and inference of human activity. It is also asserted that the inherent and unavoidable uncertainty is linguistic and fuzzy. Advantages of the proposed work include the generation of human interpretable confidence values, improved rejection of unknown activity, information reduction, complexity management, and the recognition of adverse events. Specifically, a computer vision-based hierarchical soft-computing linguistic summarization framework is proposed. First, images are summarized through the identification of a human and a three-dimensional object called voxel person is constructed. Next, approximate reasoning is used to linguistically summarize the state of the human at each moment, i.e. image, using features extracted from voxel person. Subsequently, temporal linguistic summarizations are produced from the state membership time series. State summaries are used to infer activity, which are also linguistically summarized and subsequently used in a hierarchical similar fashion to recognize additional specific types of higher level activity. A system comprised of two levels is described for the goal of elderly activity recognition. The system parameters are designed under the supervision of nurses. The results are compared to probabilistic graphical models for three data sets consisting of student and nurse trained and supervised stunt actor activities
Cataloging source
MUU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1979-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Anderson, Derek T.
Degree
Ph. D.
Dissertation year
2010.
Granting institution
University of Missouri--Columbia
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • theses
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Keller, James M.
  • Skubic, Marge
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human activity recognition
  • Older people
  • Androids
  • Fuzzy systems
  • Data mining
  • Cybernetics
  • Spatial behavior
  • Pattern recognition systems
Target audience
specialized
Label
Linguistic summarization of human activity, by Derek Thomas Anderson, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from PDF of title page (University of Missouri--Columbia, viewed on August 16, 2010)
  • The entire thesis text is included in the research.pdf file; the official abstract appears in the short.pdf file; a non-technical public abstract appears in the public.pdf file
  • Dissertation advisor: Dr. James Keller and Dr. Marjorie Skubic
  • Vita
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
668415807
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 198 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)668415807
Label
Linguistic summarization of human activity, by Derek Thomas Anderson, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Title from PDF of title page (University of Missouri--Columbia, viewed on August 16, 2010)
  • The entire thesis text is included in the research.pdf file; the official abstract appears in the short.pdf file; a non-technical public abstract appears in the public.pdf file
  • Dissertation advisor: Dr. James Keller and Dr. Marjorie Skubic
  • Vita
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
668415807
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 198 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)668415807

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