Brown University HumanEva Dataset Release Agreement

Introduction

The goal of the HumanEva dataset is to develop new techniques, technology, and algorithms for the automatic articulated pose estimation and tracking of humans. Brown University is involved in an ongoing effort to develop this dataset of synchronized video and motion capture data. The dataset is meant to aid research efforts in the general area of developing, testing and evaluating algorithms for human motion estimation. Brown University has copyright on the data and is the principal distributor of the HumanEva dataset.

Release of the dataset

To advance the state-of-the-art in human motion estimation, this dataset is made available to the researcher community. All other uses of the dataset will be considered on the case-by-case bases. To receive a copy of the dataset, the requestor must agree with this document and agree to observe the restrictions listed below.

Consent

The researcher(s) agrees to the following restrictions on the Brown University HumanEva dataset:

  1. Redistribution: Without prior written approval from the Brown University, the Brown University HumanEva dataset, in whole or in part, will not be further distributed, published, copied, or disseminated in any way or form whatsoever, whether for profit or not. This includes further distributing, copying or disseminating to a different facility or organizational unit in the requesting university, organization, or company.

  2. Modification and Commercial Use: Without prior approval from the Brown University, the Brown University HumanEva dataset, in whole or in part, may not be modified or used for commercial purposes

  3. Requests for the HumanEva dataset: All requests for the HumanEva dataset will be forwarded to the Brown University Principal Investigator(s).

  4. Publication Requirements: In no case should the still frames or video be used in any way that could cause the original subject embarrassment or mental anguish. Data of human subjects is provided in coded form (without personal identifying information). All human data is collected under the Brown IRB approved Video and Motion Capture Project. Subject consent permits publication (paper or web-based) of the data (including image data) for scientific purposes only.

  5. Citation/Reference: All documents and papers that report on research that uses the HumanEva dataset will acknowledge the use of the dataset by including an appropriate citation to the following:
    • L. Sigal, A. O. Balan and M. J. Black. HumanEva: Synchronized Video and Motion Capture Dataset for Evaluation of Articulated Human Motion, International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV), Volume 87, Number 1–2, pp. 4–27, March, 2010.

  6. Publications to Brown University:A copy of all reports and papers that are for public or general release that use the Brown University HumanEva dataset should be forwarded immediately upon release or publication to the Brown University Principal Investigator(s).

  7. No Warranty: THE PROVIDER OF THE DATA MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS AND EXTENDS NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. THERE ARE NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR THAT THE USE OF THE MATERIAL WILL NOT INFRINGE ANY PATENT, COPYRIGHT, TRADEMARK, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY RIGHTS.