PM-GANs: Discriminative Representation Learning for Action Recognition Using Partial-modalities

Lan Wang, Chenqiang Gao, Luyu Yang, Yue Zhao, Wangmeng Zuo, Deyu Meng; The European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2018, pp. 384-401


Data of different modalities generally convey complimentary but heterogeneous information, and a more discriminative representation is often preferred by combining multiple data modalities like the RGB and infrared features. However in reality, obtaining both data channels is challenging due to many limitations. For example, the RGB surveillance cameras are often restricted from private spaces, which is in conflict with the need of abnormal activity detection for personal security. As a result, using partial data channels to build a full representation of multi-modalities is clearly desired. In this paper, we propose a novel Partial-modal Generative Adversarial Networks (PM-GANs) that learns a full-modal representation using data from only partial modalities. The full representation is achieved by a generated representation in place of the missing data channel. Extensive experiments are conducted to verify the performance of our proposed method on action recognition, compared with four state-of-the-art methods. Meanwhile, a new Infrared-Visible Dataset for action recognition is introduced, and will be the first publicly available action dataset that contains paired infrared and visible spectrum.

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author = {Wang, Lan and Gao, Chenqiang and Yang, Luyu and Zhao, Yue and Zuo, Wangmeng and Meng, Deyu},
title = {PM-GANs: Discriminative Representation Learning for Action Recognition Using Partial-modalities},
booktitle = {The European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV)},
month = {September},
year = {2018}