SBIR Phase I: Learning Context

Award Information
Agency:
National Science Foundation
Branch:
N/A
Amount:
$99,336.00
Award Year:
2004
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
0340175
Agency Tracking Number:
0340175
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
ObjectVideo, Inc.
11600 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA, 20191
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 Mary Laurents
 PI
 (703) 654-9316
 cconti@objectvideo.com
Business Contact
 Mary Laurents
Phone: (703) 654-9331
Email: mlaurents@objectvideo.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I research project proposes the unsupervised extraction of contextual information from dedicated video surveillance cameras by providing a mechanism to manually inject pieces of semantic, using semantic knowledge as seed information to learn statistical context models for: functional components, Environmental components, targets, temporal components, and integrating the learned contextual information into video surveillance systems. Automatic exploitation of context from video will benefit: core computer vision research areas such as segmentation, background-modeling, tracking, and classification, event detection, automatic unusual behavior detection; abnormal target behavior, weather conditions, sequences of events, and the like and event handling. This project will have the most impact in the homeland security and law enforcement areas.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

Agency Micro-sites

US Flag An Official Website of the United States Government