SocialSensor has successfully contributed to the organization of this year's Social Event Detection task (SED 2012) that took place in Pisa 4-5 October, in the context of MediaEval 2012. The SED 2012 dataset has been made publicly available by CERTH for download and use by the research community. You can freely download the dataset from http://mklab.iti.gr/project/sed2012 . The downloadable archives include the following:
- The three 2012 SED Challenges definitions,
- The XML metadata for the images in the test dataset,
- The actual image files of the test dataset,
- Ground truth results for the defined challenges/dataset,
- Our evaluation script.
Please feel free to use this dataset for research purposes, and also to disseminate the above information to anyone else who may be interested.