ESTIMATING VEHICLE VELOCITY USING RECTIFIED IMAGES

Cristina Maduro, Katherine Batista, Paulo Peixoto, Jorge Batista

Abstract

In this paper we propose a technique to estimate vehicles velocity, using rectified images that represent a top view of the highway. To rectify image sequences captured by uncalibrated cameras, this method automatically estimates two vanishing points using lines from the image plane. This approach requires two known lengths on the ground plane and can be applied to highways that are fairly straight near the surveillance camera. Once the background image is rectified it is possible to locate the stripes and boundaries of the highway lanes. This process may also be used to count vehicles, estimate their velocities and the mean velocity associated to each of the previously identified highway lanes.

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in Harvard Style

Maduro C., Batista K., Peixoto P. and Batista J. (2008). ESTIMATING VEHICLE VELOCITY USING RECTIFIED IMAGES . 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 551-558. DOI: 10.5220/0001088205510558


in Bibtex Style

@conference{visapp08,
author={Cristina Maduro and Katherine Batista and Paulo Peixoto and Jorge Batista},
title={ESTIMATING VEHICLE VELOCITY USING RECTIFIED IMAGES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2008)},
year={2008},
pages={551-558},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001088205510558},
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 - ESTIMATING VEHICLE VELOCITY USING RECTIFIED IMAGES
SN - 978-989-8111-21-0
AU - Maduro C.
AU - Batista K.
AU - Peixoto P.
AU - Batista J.
PY - 2008
SP - 551
EP - 558
DO - 10.5220/0001088205510558