The summary presentations of the classification and detection competitions are available HERE!

Opening Session
09:00 Opening Remarks, Rahul Sukthankar, Google Research.
09:10 Invited Talk: Abhinav Gupta, Carnegie Mellon University.
09:40 Talk: THUMOS14 Data Collection, Annotation, and Feature Extraction Process, George Toderici, Google Research.
10:00 Coffee Break

Action Classification Session
10:30 Invited Talk: Karen Simonyan, University of Oxford.
11:00 Talk: Overview and the Results of the Classification Challenge, Amir R. Zamir, UCF.
11:20 Challenge (Classification Track) Top Performer: INRIA LEAR Team, Dan Oneata.
11:40 Challenge (Classification Track) Top Performer: Bogazici University Team, Gul Varol.
12:00 Lunch

Action Detection Session
14:30 Talk: Overview and the Results of the Detection Challenge, Yu-Gang Jiang, Fudan University.
14:50 Challenge (Detection Track) Top Performer: INRIA LEAR Team, Dan Oneata.
15:10 Challenge (Detection and Classification Track) Top Performer: CUHK&SIAT, Limin Wang.
15:30 Invited Talk: Dong Xu, Nanyang Technological University.
16:00 Coffee Break

Conclusion Session
16:30 Invited Talk and Classification Challenge Top Performer Presentation: Cees Snoek, University of Amsterdam.
17:00 Open Discussion and Closing Remarks, Ivan Laptev, INRIA.

If you want to cite the THUMOS challenge, please use the following reference:

   author = "Jiang, Y.-G. and Liu, J. and Roshan Zamir, A. and Toderici, G. and Laptev,
   I. and Shah, M. and Sukthankar, R.",
   title = "{THUMOS} Challenge: Action Recognition with a Large
   Number of Classes",
   howpublished = "\url{}",
   Year = {2014}}

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Important Dates

  • ✔ Training Data Release 1 (Training+Validation videos, features, evaluation setup): Jul. 18, 2014
  • ✔ Training Data Release 2 (Development kit, Temporal Annotations): Week of Jul. 21, 2014
  • ✔ Test Data Release: Aug. 15, 2014
  • ✔ Submission Deadline: Aug. 30, 2014
  • ✔ Challenge Results Notifications: Sept. 3, 2014
  • ✔ Workshop date: Sept. 7, 2014
  • Publication date: As per conference schedule

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