|Title||Long-term prediction of μeCOG signals with a spatio-temporal pyramid of adversarial convolutional networks|
|Publication Type||Conference Paper|
|Year of Publication||2018|
|Authors||R Wang, Y Song, Y Wang, and J Viventi|
|Conference Name||Proceedings International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging|
Video prediction into sufficiently long future has many potential applications. Modeling long-term dynamics for times series is challenging with convolution neural network structure, which is usually good for capturing short-term dependencies. In this work, we propose to embed the convolutional neural network within a spatial-temporal pyramid structure, to exploit both long-term and short-term temporal dependency and capture both macro-scale and micro-scale spatial structures. The prediction at a given scale is conditioned on the features extracted from a lower scale and past observations from the current scale. In order to overcome the blurry issue caused by the mean square error loss, we add a critic model with Wasserstein distance based adversarial loss to complement MSE. We compare our spatio-temporal pyramid model against a single scale convolution network as well as a model with multiple spatial scales only, and demonstrate that our pyramid structure performs better for predicting up to 24 future frames.