Continuous Tracking of Structures from an Image Sequence

Yann Lepoittevin, Dominique Béréziat, Isabelle Herlin, Nicolas Mercier

Abstract

The paper describes an innovative approach to estimate velocity on an image sequence and simultaneously segment and track a given structure. It relies on the underlying dynamics’ equations of the studied physical system. A data assimilation method is applied to solve evolution equations of image brightness, those of motion’s dynamics, and those of distance map modelling the tracked structures. Results are first quantified on synthetic data with comparison to ground-truth. Then, the method is applied on meteorological satellite acquisitions of a tropical cloud, in order to track this structure on the sequence. The outputs of the approach are the continuous estimation of both motion and structure’s boundary. The main advantage is that the method only relies on image data and on a rough segmentation of the structure at initial date.

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in Harvard Style

Lepoittevin Y., Béréziat D., Herlin I. and Mercier N. (2013). Continuous Tracking of Structures from an Image Sequence . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 2: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2013) ISBN 978-989-8565-48-8, pages 386-389. DOI: 10.5220/0004278503860389


in Bibtex Style

@conference{visapp13,
author={Yann Lepoittevin and Dominique Béréziat and Isabelle Herlin and Nicolas Mercier},
title={Continuous Tracking of Structures from an Image Sequence},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 2: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2013)},
year={2013},
pages={386-389},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004278503860389},
isbn={978-989-8565-48-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 2: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2013)
TI - Continuous Tracking of Structures from an Image Sequence
SN - 978-989-8565-48-8
AU - Lepoittevin Y.
AU - Béréziat D.
AU - Herlin I.
AU - Mercier N.
PY - 2013
SP - 386
EP - 389
DO - 10.5220/0004278503860389