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Annals of Computer Science and Information Systems, Volume 11

Proceedings of the 2017 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems

Detection and Dimension of Moving Objects Using Single Camera Applied to the Round Timber Measurement

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15439/2017F26

Citation: Proceedings of the 2017 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, M. Ganzha, L. Maciaszek, M. Paprzycki (eds). ACSIS, Vol. 11, pages 4956 ()

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Abstract. The paper is devoted to the problem of automatic geometry evaluation of the log moving through the conveyor. The video sequence obtained from the single camera is used as the input data. The principal restrictions of the target objects described for the given task, and the requirements to the video recording of the manufacturing process are formulated on the basis of datasets from more than .5M video images. The authors' method for the video sequence segmentation in respect to the log tracking is presented. The algorithm is based on the combination of background subtraction techniques and probabilistic methods. Next part of the paper is devoted to the log geometry estimation methods. The authors' algorithm for the log geometry structure recovery is based on the detection, isolation and approximation of log boundaries. The results of the research are implemented in the development of the conveyor-tracking system for automatic log sorting.


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