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<span style="margin: 0px; font-weight: 400; line-height: normal; font-family: Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">The</span><span style="margin:0px;font-weight:400;line-height:normal;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;"> </span><span data-markjs="true" class="markf0fnonxkt" data-ogac="" data-ogab="" data-ogsc="" data-ogsb="" style="margin: 0px; font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;">ActEV</span><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;"> </span></span><span style="margin: 0px; font-weight: 400; line-height: normal; font-family: Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">SDL
 Unknown Facility (UF) challenge is a guest task under the CVPRí21</span><span style="margin:0px;font-weight:400;font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial"><span style="margin:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:normal;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif"> </span><span style="margin:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:normal;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif">ActivityNet</span><span style="margin:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:normal;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif"> </span></span><span style="color: black; font-weight: 400; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial;"><span style="font-size: 12pt; line-height: normal; font-family: Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Challenge</span></span><span style="font-size: 12pt; color: black; font-weight: 400; line-height: normal; font-family: Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;"> </span><span style="font-size: 12pt; color: black; font-weight: 400; line-height: normal; font-family: Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;">(</span><span style="color: black; font-weight: 400; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial;"><a href="http://activity-net.org/challenges/2021/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable"><span style="font-size: 12pt; line-height: normal; font-family: Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;">http://activity-net.org/challenges/2021/</span></a></span><span style="font-size: 12pt; color: black; font-weight: 400; line-height: normal; font-family: Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;">). 
 The challenge participants are invited to submit their runnable activity detection system for Known Activities using an </span><span style="font-size: 12pt; color: black; font-weight: 400; line-height: normal; font-family: Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span data-markjs="true" class="markf0fnonxkt" data-ogac="" data-ogab="" data-ogsc="" data-ogsb="" style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;">ActEV</span></span><span style="font-size: 12pt; color: black; font-weight: 400; line-height: normal; font-family: Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;"> Command
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<div style="margin:0px"><span style="margin:0px;font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif">CVPRí21 ActivityNet Challenge: http://activity-net.org/challenges/2021/</span></div>
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If you have any question about the SDL UF challenge, please email</span><span style="margin:0px;font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;"> </span><span data-markjs="true" class="markf0fnonxkt" data-ogac="" data-ogab="" data-ogsc="" data-ogsb="" style="margin: 0px; font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;">actev</span></span><span style="margin:0px;font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif">-nist@nist.gov</span><br>
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<span style="margin: 0px; font-weight: 400; line-height: normal; font-family: Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">NIST invites all organizations, particularly universities and corporations, to submit their technologies to</span><span style="margin:0px;font-weight:400;line-height:normal;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;"> </span><span data-markjs="true" class="markf0fnonxkt" data-ogac="" data-ogab="" data-ogsc="" data-ogsb="" style="margin: 0px; font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;">ActEV</span><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;"> </span></span><span style="margin: 0px; font-weight: 400; line-height: normal; font-family: Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">SDL
 UF.  The evaluation is open worldwide. Participation is free. NIST does not provide funds to participants.</span></p>
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<li><span style="margin:0px;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif">February 10, 2021:<span style="margin:0px"> </span></span><span style="margin:0px;font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial"><span style="margin:0px;font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;background-color:white">CVPRí21</span><span style="margin:0px;font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;background-color:white"> </span><span style="margin:0px;font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;background-color:white">ActivityNet </span></span><span style="margin:0px;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span data-markjs="true" class="markf0fnonxkt" data-ogac="" data-ogab="" data-ogsc="" data-ogsb="" style="margin:0px">ActEV</span><span> </span>SDL
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<span style="margin:0px;font-weight:400;line-height:normal;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif">May 07, 2021: Deadline for UF CLI submissions to be included in CVPRí21</span><span style="margin:0px;font-weight:400;font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial"><span style="margin:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:normal;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif"> </span><span style="margin:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:normal;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif">ActivityNet</span><span style="margin:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:normal;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif"> </span></span><span style="margin:0px;font-weight:400;line-height:normal;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif">workshop.</span></p>
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<span style="margin:0px;font-weight:400;line-height:normal;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif">June 01, 2021: Top two teams on the<span> </span><span data-markjs="true" class="markf0fnonxkt" data-ogac="" data-ogab="" data-ogsc="" data-ogsb="" style="margin:0px">ActEV</span>'21
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<span style="margin:0px;font-weight:400;line-height:normal;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif">June 19, 2021: CVPRí21</span><span style="margin:0px;font-weight:400;font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial"><span style="margin:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:normal;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif"> </span><span style="margin:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:normal;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif">ActivityNet</span><span style="margin:0px;font-size:12pt;line-height:normal;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif"> </span></span><span style="margin:0px;font-weight:400;line-height:normal;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif">workshop</span></p>
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<div style="margin:0px"><span style="margin: 0px; font-family: Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">Training data is from the Multiview Extended Video with Activities (MEVA) dataset [mevadata.org]. The public MEVA dataset includes hundreds of hours
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 can download the MEVA dataset for free; info on how to download the data is on the data tab https://</span><span style="margin:0px;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span data-markjs="true" class="markf0fnonxkt" data-ogac="" data-ogab="" data-ogsc="" data-ogsb="" style="margin: 0px; font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;">actev</span></span><span style="margin: 0px; font-family: Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">.nist.gov/sdl#tab_data]. </span><span style="margin:0px;font-family:Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="margin: 0px; font-family: Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); text-align: left; background-color: white; font-size: 12pt;">Expanded
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<span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Calibri, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Unknown Facility Sequestered Test dataset is a large collection of videos exclusively in the EO spectrum.</span></div>
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