Facial fingerprint analysis using artificial intelligence techniques and its ability to respond quickly during karate (kumite)





Performance analysis, Facial fingerprint, Artificial intelligence techniques, High-Performance sports organizations, Gap-Size


The document discusses the use of facial fingerprint analysis using artificial intelligence (AI) techniques to quickly respond during karate matches. The integration of AI with sports technical analysis has the potential to improve the technical and tactical level of athletes. Traditional methods for tactical intelligence analysis in competitive sports have limitations such as high cost, data loss, delay, and low accuracy, but the use of convolutional neural networks and graph convolution models has shown promising results in the automatic, intelligent analysis of karate athletes' technical action recognition, action frequency statistics, and trajectory tracking. Eye-tracking technology is also used to analyse various aspects of performance and help identify visual strategies employed by athletes. By analysing video footage of facial biometrics during karate competition performances, performance criteria can be measured based on relevant skills in karate, and an objective scoring rubric can be developed for each criterion. Then, the scores can be compared between performers to see individual strengths and weaknesses and to optimize training, technique, and performance. Ultimately, the study seeks to investigate how to improve performance and decision-making in kumite by using AI techniques to analyse the eye print during an exhibition performance.


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Ghazi, M. A., Kadhim, M. A. A., Aldewan, L. H., & Almayah, S. J. K. (2024). Facial fingerprint analysis using artificial intelligence techniques and its ability to respond quickly during karate (kumite). Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, 19(2), 679–689. https://doi.org/10.14198/jhse.2024.192.20



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