Gait Attribute Recognition: A New Benchmark for Learning Richer Attributes From Human Gait Patterns

You are here

Top Reasons to Join SPS Today!

1. IEEE Signal Processing Magazine
2. Signal Processing Digital Library*
3. Inside Signal Processing Newsletter
4. SPS Resource Center
5. Career advancement & recognition
6. Discounts on conferences and publications
7. Professional networking
8. Communities for students, young professionals, and women
9. Volunteer opportunities
10. Coming soon! PDH/CEU credits
Click here to learn more.

Gait Attribute Recognition: A New Benchmark for Learning Richer Attributes From Human Gait Patterns

Xu Song; Saihui Hou; Yan Huang; Chunshui Cao; Xu Liu; Yongzhen Huang; Caifeng Shan

Compared to gait recognition, Gait Attribute Recognition (GAR) is a seldom-investigated problem. However, since gait attribute recognition can provide richer and finer semantic descriptions, it is an indispensable part of building intelligent gait analysis systems. Nonetheless, the types of attributes considered in the existing datasets are very limited. This paper contributes a new benchmark dataset for gait attribute recognition named Multi-Attribute Gait (MA-Gait). Our MA-Gait contains 95 subjects recorded from 12 camera views, resulting in more than 13000 sequences, with 16 attributes labeled, including six attributes that have never been considered in the literature. Moreover, we propose a Multi-Scale Motion Encoder (MSME) to extract robust motion features, and an Attribute-Guided Feature Selection Module (AGFSM) to adaptively capture the most discriminative attribute features from static appearance features and dynamic motion features for different attributes. Our method achieves the best GAR accuracy on the new dataset. Comprehensive experiments show the effectiveness of the proposed method through both quantitative and qualitative evaluations.

SPS on Twitter

  • DEADLINE EXTENDED: The 2023 IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing is now accepting…
  • ONE MONTH OUT! We are celebrating the inaugural SPS Day on 2 June, honoring the date the Society was established in…
  • The new SPS Scholarship Program welcomes applications from students interested in pursuing signal processing educat…
  • CALL FOR PAPERS: The IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing is now seeking submissions for a Special…
  • Test your knowledge of signal processing history with our April trivia! Our 75th anniversary celebration continues:…

IEEE SPS Educational Resources

IEEE SPS Resource Center

IEEE SPS YouTube Channel