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TRECVID Multimedia Event Detection Evaluation Track

The Multimedia Event Detection (MED) evaluation track is part of the TRECVid Evaluation. The goal of MED is to assemble core detection technologies into a system that can search multimedia recordings for user-defined events based on pre-computed metadata. The metadata stores developed by the systems are expected to be sufficiently general to permit re-use for subsequent user defined events.

MED14 will be the fourth evaluation following the 2010 MED Pilot, 2011 MED, 2012 MED, and 2013 MED evaluations. MED 14 will implement several changes. Please visit the web site for further details. Data will go out to participants who have signed the data licensing agreements beginning April 2014.

Perspective MED participants can subscribe to the MED mailing list for announcements by sending a request to

Yearly evaluation pages:

[2010] [2011] [2012] [2013] [2014]