AN EFFICIENT SENSOR FOR TRAFFIC MONITORING AND TRACKING APPLICATIONS - Based on Fast Motion Detection at the Areas of Interest

Nikolaos Zournis-Karouzos, Alexandra Koutsia, Kosmas Dimitropoulos, Nikos Grammalidis

Abstract

We propose a novel video sensor for real-time motion detection at specific user-defined regions of interest, designed primarily for traffic monitoring, surveillance and tracking applications. Specifically, the new sensor a) supports virtual detectors with a generalized (polygonal) shape, thus providing additional flexibility in the design of detector configurations, b) is based on fast implementations of recent state-of-the art background extraction and update techniques and c) constitutes a generic, inexpensive software solution, which can be used with any video camera. First experimental results confirm that the new video sensor meets the expectations in terms of real-time performance and demonstrates the additional functionalities, according to which it was designed. The final goal is to use this new sensor as an alternative, improved version of embedded motion detection video sensors (like Autoscope®).

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Zournis-Karouzos N., Koutsia A., Dimitropoulos K. and Grammalidis N. (2008). AN EFFICIENT SENSOR FOR TRAFFIC MONITORING AND TRACKING APPLICATIONS - Based on Fast Motion Detection at the Areas of Interest . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2008) ISBN 978-989-8111-21-0, pages 666-669. DOI: 10.5220/0001084006660669


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@conference{visapp08,
author={Nikolaos Zournis-Karouzos and Alexandra Koutsia and Kosmas Dimitropoulos and Nikos Grammalidis},
title={AN EFFICIENT SENSOR FOR TRAFFIC MONITORING AND TRACKING APPLICATIONS - Based on Fast Motion Detection at the Areas of Interest},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2008)},
year={2008},
pages={666-669},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001084006660669},
isbn={978-989-8111-21-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2008)
TI - AN EFFICIENT SENSOR FOR TRAFFIC MONITORING AND TRACKING APPLICATIONS - Based on Fast Motion Detection at the Areas of Interest
SN - 978-989-8111-21-0
AU - Zournis-Karouzos N.
AU - Koutsia A.
AU - Dimitropoulos K.
AU - Grammalidis N.
PY - 2008
SP - 666
EP - 669
DO - 10.5220/0001084006660669