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Intelligent Video for Protecting Crowded Sports Venues

N. Krahnstoever, P. Tu, T. Yu, K. Patwardhan, D. Hamilton, B. Yu, C. Greco, G. Doretto
2009 2009 Sixth IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance  
Intelligent video in urban settings can be challenging due the presence of crowds, clutter, poor camera placement and continuously changing light conditions.  ...  The surveillance of sports venues is particularly difficult, because thousands of people can enter or exit a venue in short periods of time.  ...  Acknowledgement We would like to thank the Science and Technology division of the Department of Homeland Protection for spon-soring this work under the Standoff Technology Integration Demonstration Program  ... 
doi:10.1109/avss.2009.87 dblp:conf/avss/KrahnstoeverTYPHYGD09 fatcat:j3pitsyvtjaizi22be3korh26m

Slips, Trips and Falls in Crowds [chapter]

Roger Haslam, Victoria Filingeri
2018 Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing  
A risk management framework for STF risk in crowds is proposed.  ...  Crowd observations found STF risks mitigated on some occasions and present on others, without any discernible pattern for the variation.  ...  The protection of crowd users, prevention of accidents, protecting venue reputation and legal obligations were discussed as reasons for devoting time and resources to health and safety during crowd events  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-96089-0_82 fatcat:hhwh6opau5fs3dfhmopwblf4vy

Living with COVID-19: Mass gatherings and minimising risk

M Murakami, T Yasutaka, M Onishi, W Naito, N Shinohara, T Okuda, K Fujii, K Katayama, S Imoto
2021 QJM: Quarterly journal of medicine  
As a typical example, mass gathering events, such as sporting events, are gradually becoming more common, thanks to the measures taken to contain COVID-19.  ...  This approach allows us to share our observations with stakeholders and participants, enabling us to protect the culture of mass gathering events, minimise the risk of infection, and restore a sense of  ...  (b) Analysis of the proportion of people wearing face masks using video with artificial intelligence. (c) Human flow analysis.  ... 
doi:10.1093/qjmed/hcab163 pmid:34109393 fatcat:a6p36fkj7benjcj7omwkod22ku

Status Analysis and Future Development Planning of Fitness APP Based on Intelligent Word Frequency Analysis

Siqiu Wang, Shengze Wang, Wei Liu
2022 Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering  
On this basis, this paper analyzes the problems existing in the existing fitness APP and provides suggestions for its future development.  ...  Through data research, it can be seen that the fitness APP based on intelligent word frequency analysis proposed in this paper has good results.  ...  provide users with venue booking services. is type of APP can intelligently match the nearest venues that meet their needs for users and provide reservation services. e third is a tness APP mainly based  ... 
doi:10.1155/2022/5190979 fatcat:v3rbooabz5f6dg53drmjbcnoyy

Applying Crowd Risk Mitigation Technologies in Urban Sport Events

Kennedy Weaver, Bingjie Liu-Lastres Liu-Lastres
2021 Events and Tourism Review  
In recent years, the need for advanced precautions for mitigating the risks imposed by events, which involve high volumes of people in shared spaces, has multiplied.  ...  Smartphone technologies are opening new ways for event organizers to communicate with and monitor attendees.  ...  IN, discusses the options, and develops an action plan for applying crowd risk mitigation technologies in urban sport events.  ... 
doi:10.18060/25839 fatcat:y43veakz35gwzn5ai56pmgn5nm

Watching the Watchers: A Visual Sociology Essay on Control, Security and Surveillance at Olympic Women's Soccer in Glasgow

Fred Mason
2013 Surveillance & Society  
This paper presents a photo essay, grounded in visual sociology, which documents and discusses the security arrangements in place for the first day of Women's Olympic Soccer at Hampden Park in Glasgow.  ...  Introduction Security is an ever-present concern for sports mega events such as the FIFA World Cup and the Olympic Games.  ...  bringing photography or video recording into ethnographic fieldwork.  ... 
doi:10.24908/ss.v11i4.4752 fatcat:jixydmg4pfbutidnea2fykixhu

Prediction and Diversion Mechanisms for Crowd Management Based on Risk Rating

Meihua Zhang, Yuan Yao, Kefan Xie
2017 Engineering  
Based on risk rating relative to crowd density, risk plans for different levels are proposed to dispose the potential threats.  ...  Finally, the strategies for crowd security management are advised that all stakeholders are amenable to form risk consciousness and implement safety procedures consistent with risk plans professionally  ...  Population density mainly relies on intelligent video surveillance system for real-time monitoring of groups, shown as Figure 1 .  ... 
doi:10.4236/eng.2017.95021 fatcat:ja3nbi7aovf7xep53q5yg3hegq

From the "Madding Crowd" to mass gatherings-religion, sport, culture and public health

Qanta A. Ahmed, Ziad A. Memish
2018 Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease  
Assembling for specific events is a uniquely human behavior, though the formal study of crowds did not begin until the mid-Twentieth Century.  ...  Human behavior has long engaged in collective behavior assembling in crowds.  ...  Detailed video recordings achieved at Hajj examining crowd dynamics are primarily the means of assessing the flow of Hajj crowds.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tmaid.2018.06.001 pmid:29879514 pmcid:PMC7110704 fatcat:s3n7rgyi2bgijgcyeeuqtqhgvm

The Security Role of Football Stadiums on Marketing Mix Development

Zhaleh Memari, Marzieh Lal Bidari, Mahsa Saadati
2020 New Approaches in Sport Sciences  
The sense of security creates a suitable atmosphere for marketing activities in sports events.  ...  The results showed that security documentation and training should receive special attention along with hardware and software management of venues, management and planning, and physical protection, as  ...  safety of sports stadiums as the venues for events, have been neglected (Elahi & Pouraghay, 2003) .  ... 
doi:10.22054/nass.2020.52513.1059 doaj:d0554c06ff834759b4beee88b51f737c fatcat:affidywym5fzrizfwuefciy2je

A Research Project Submitted to the Institute of Peace and Security Studies in Partial Fulfilment of the Requirements for the Award of Degree of Master of Security Management and Police Studies

Jonathan Kiprop Chepkwony
2021 The International Journal of Humanities & Social Studies  
The challenge of policing crowd demonstrations highlights a number of issues for today's police officers.  ...  Police officers are usually constrained by inadequate numerical strength, tools and equipment available to policemen for proactive crowd management.  ...  proactive crowd management and their protection.  ... 
doi:10.24940/theijhss/2021/v9/i3/hs2102-046 fatcat:ru4zti5k7rfvvm2afbrlok2e2m

Usage of Drones in Sports Communication – New Aesthetics and Enlargement of Space

Andreas Hebbel-Seeger, Thomas Horky, Cora Theobalt
2017 Athens Journal of Sports  
Starting with a brief introduction to technology of video drones, the potentials of the use of this technology are discussed in the context of sports communication.  ...  In conclusion the paper suggests high acceptance and appreciation regarding the application of video drones within a sports and event context on the user side.  ...  sports in general dominate the list of sports (multiple answers possible), for which the subjects believe they have seen content produced by video drones.  ... 
doi:10.30958/ajspo.4.2.1 fatcat:c77mox6lljg3ljegdb22grrwlm

Towards the Artificial Intelligence Management in Sports

Berkan ATASOY, Mehmet EFE, Varol TUTAL
2021 Uluslararası Spor, Egzersiz ve Antrenman Bilimi Dergisi  
Conclusion: The artificial intelligence usage in sports and sports related event may have incredible assistance for reliable and precised games or competitions.  ...  Especially the development of technology and the use of Artificial Intelligence provide to individuals and the society new opportunities for sports and sports management.  ...  Therefore, it would be appropriate to evaluate sports that are integrated with artificial intelligence under other concepts and categories such as "Technosport, Cyborsport etc.." for the protection of  ... 
doi:10.18826/useeabd.845994 fatcat:52ibaj3gwzahrdjwf2e4m22q4y

Design Principles of Integrated Information Platform for Emergency Responses: The Case of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games

Lili Yang, Guofeng Su, Hongyong Yuan
2012 Information systems research  
T his paper investigates the challenges faced in designing an integrated information platform for emergency response management and uses the Beijing Olympic Games as a case study.  ...  Abstracting from the experience obtained while building this system, we outline a set of design principles in the general domain of information systems (IS) development for emergency management.  ...  Roger Knott at Loughborough University for their proofreading and constructive suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1287/isre.1110.0387 fatcat:7pmay4ls6vgctckdf4okru4dty

Mobile Crowd Sensing and Computing

Bin Guo, Zhu Wang, Zhiwen Yu, Yu Wang, Neil Y. Yen, Runhe Huang, Xingshe Zhou
2015 ACM Computing Surveys  
Further, it explores the complementary roles and presents the fusion/collaboration of machine and human intelligence in the crowd sensing and computing processes.  ...  With the surging of smartphone sensing, wireless networking, and mobile social networking techniques, Mobile Crowd Sensing and Computing (MCSC) has become a promising paradigm for cross-space and largescale  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to thank all the colleagues for their discussion and suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2794400 fatcat:lol35ouj75eplapvdod5kyy2me

Participant observation at events: theory, practice and potential

Joanne Mackellar, Judith Mair
2013 International Journal of Event and Festival Management  
p.13 data offers potential for researchers to adopt a new approach to event research.  ...  Images and video are especially useful to the researcher of events where things are happening en masse, p.4 in large crowds and at a fast pace.  ...  Studies of crowd behaviour at music festivals, for example (Earl, 2008) , have shown these events to be unique social settings where crowds are emotionally charged and highly unpredictable.  ... 
doi:10.1108/17582951311307511 fatcat:jmep2b3z3bctdooyurcn7qxiyq
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