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Active Video Surveillance Based on Stereo and Infrared Imaging
© G. Pieri and D. Moroni. 2008
Received: 28 February 2007
Accepted: 22 September 2007
Published: 21 October 2007
Video surveillance is a very actual and critical issue at the present time. Within this topics, we address the problem of firstly identifying moving people in a scene through motion detection techniques, and subsequently categorising them in order to identify humans for tracking their movements. The use of stereo cameras, coupled with infrared vision, allows to apply this technique to images acquired through different and variable conditions, and allows an a priori filtering based on the characteristics of such images to give evidence to objects emitting a higher radiance (i.e., higher temperature).
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