Real-time multiple object tracking using virtual shells

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Kekeç, İbrahim Taygun and Ünel, Mustafa and Erdoğan, Hakan (2013) Real-time multiple object tracking using virtual shells. Mathematical and Computational Applications, 18 (3). pp. 373-382. ISSN 1300-686X

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Abstract

This paper presents a new multiple object tracking framework where arbitrarily shaped complex objects having severe occlusions are successfully tracked in real-time using stationary cameras. The proposed method utilizes the concept of a virtual shell that encloses each moving object in the scene and simplifies analysis of object interactions. Object’s state transitions are handled by an event resolution analysis. Such a regional analysis boosts the tracking process. Finally, a pixel level evaluation is employed for all objects to establish successful pixel memberships. The proposed tracking algorithm is experimentally tested on some public databases and our own challenging aquarium setup that contains many different fish interactions.
Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Tracking, Background Subtraction, Kalman Filter, Virtual Shell
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery > TJ163.12 Mechatronics
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences > Academic programs > Mechatronics
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Depositing User: Mustafa Ünel
Date Deposited: 22 Jan 2014 12:43
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2019 12:53
URI: https://research.sabanciuniv.edu/id/eprint/22641

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