Prof. Ing. Adam Herout, Ph.D.

BERAN Vítězslav, HEROUT Adam and ŘEZNÍČEK Ivo. Video-Based Bicycle Detection in Underground Scenarios. In: Proceedings of WSCG'09. Plzeň: University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, 2009, p. 4. ISBN 978-80-86943-94-7.
Publication language:english
Original title:Video-Based Bicycle Detection in Underground Scenarios
Title (cs):Detekce kol ve videu v prostředí metra
Proceedings:Proceedings of WSCG'09
Conference:Winter School of Computer Graphics 2009
Series:17-th International Conference in Central Europe on Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision
Place:Plzeň, CZ
Publisher:University of West Bohemia in Pilsen
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Automatic surveillance systems are an important emerging application of object detection algorithms in video. The nature of such systems implies several requirements on the used algorithms. Also, searching for less usual objects (in contrast to frontal human faces, car masks, etc.) is required, such as detection of bicycles. It appears that detection of such objects cannot be solved by just applying a standard statistical or other general detector, but by constructing a specialized detector composed of several standard image processing and object-detection techniques combined together ad hoc. A detector of bicycles in video data from standard low-resolution CCTV surveillance system is presented in this contribution.

Bicycle detection approach covered by this paper aims to cope with highly-noisy low-resolution data, to use simple image-processing methods and to work in real time. Although the method itself does not constitute a generally usable object detector, it covers several interesting aspects which can be re-used in tasks similar to the given one. Low-level features extracted from the video used for wheel-candidate classification are described in detail. The system is applied and evaluated on real data and the results are discussed.

   author = {V{\'{i}}t{\v{e}}zslav Beran and Adam Herout and
	Ivo {\v{R}}ezn{\'{i}}{\v{c}}ek},
   title = {Video-Based Bicycle Detection in Underground
   pages = 4,
   booktitle = {Proceedings of WSCG'09},
   series = {17-th International Conference in Central Europe on Computer
	Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision},
   year = 2009,
   location = {Plze{\v{n}}, CZ},
   publisher = {University of West Bohemia in Pilsen},
   ISBN = {978-80-86943-94-7},
   language = {english},
   url = {}

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