The UMPM Benchmark

People walking with skeleton superimposed

The UMPM Benchmark is a collection of video recordings together with a ground truth based on motion capture data. It is intended to be used for assessing the quality of methods for recognition of poses from multiple persons from video data, both using a single or multiple cameras.

The data was recorded by the Multimedia and Geometry group of Utrecht University. There are several publications that describe the content, use and recording of the benchmark. A detailed description of the packaging of the files and of the formats used, can be obtained from the data description page.

The license conditions are mentioned on the download page.

The authors of the benchmark can be contacted at

This site was last changed on February 1, 2012

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