Due to the numerous potential applications in visual surveillance and nighttime driving, recognizing human action in low-light conditions remains a difficult problem in computer vision. Existing methods separate action recognition and dark enhancement into two distinct steps to accomplish this task. However, Isolating the recognition and enhancement impedes end-to-end learning of the space-time representation for video action classification. This paper presents a domain adaptation-based action recognition approach that uses adversarial learning in cross-domain settings to learn cross-domain action recognition. Supervised learning can train it on a large amount of labelled data from the source domain (daytime action sequences). However, it uses deep domain invariant features to perform unsupervised learning on many unlabelled data from the target domain (night-time action sequences). The resulting augmented model, named 3D-DiNet can be trained using standard backpropagation with an additional layer. It achieves SOTA performance on InFAR and XD145 actions datasets.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe International Conference on Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications (DICTA), Sydney, Australia
PublisherIEEE Xplore
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2022


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