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Conference Paper

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1.2 COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCE

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Proceedings of Pervasive 2010 workshop on How to do good activity recognition research? Experimental methodologies, evaluation metrics, and reproducibility issues . Helsinki, Finland. May 17-21, 2010

Abstract

Activity recognition has mainly focused to date on identifying repetitious and/or clearly delineated events. Our experience, drawing on many years’ research in smart and sensorised systems, leads us to observe that many (if not most) interesting activities fall into a different category: sporadically occurring and poorly differentiated from other concurrent activities. This implies that decision-making remains uncertain across the entire system, and suggests that progress would be greatly supported by standard evaluation methodologies and data sets.

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