Perspective Motion Segmentation via Collaborative Clustering

Zhuwen Li, Jiaming Guo, Loong-Fah Cheong, Steven Zhiying Zhou; Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2013, pp. 1369-1376


This paper addresses real-world challenges in the motion segmentation problem, including perspective effects, missing data, and unknown number of motions. It first formulates the 3-D motion segmentation from two perspective views as a subspace clustering problem, utilizing the epipolar constraint of an image pair. It then combines the point correspondence information across multiple image frames via a collaborative clustering step, in which tight integration is achieved via a mixed norm optimization scheme. For model selection, we propose an over-segment and merge approach, where the merging step is based on the property of the 1 -norm of the mutual sparse representation of two oversegmented groups. The resulting algorithm can deal with incomplete trajectories and perspective effects substantially better than state-of-the-art two-frame and multi-frame methods. Experiments on a 62-clip dataset show the significant superiority of the proposed idea in both segmentation accuracy and model selection.

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author = {Li, Zhuwen and Guo, Jiaming and Cheong, Loong-Fah and Zhou, Steven Zhiying},
title = {Perspective Motion Segmentation via Collaborative Clustering},
booktitle = {Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV)},
month = {December},
year = {2013}