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Annals of Computer Science and Information Systems, Volume 18

Proceedings of the 2019 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems

Object detection in the police surveillance scenario

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15439/2019F291

Citation: Proceedings of the 2019 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, M. Ganzha, L. Maciaszek, M. Paprzycki (eds). ACSIS, Vol. 18, pages 363372 ()

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Abstract. Police and various security services use video analysis when investigating criminal activity. One typical scenario is the selection of object in image sequence and search for similar objects in other images. Algorithms supporting this scenario must reconcile several seemingly contradicting factors: training and detection speed, detection reliability and learning from sparse data. In the system that we propose a combined SVM/Cascade detector is used for both speed and detection reliability. In addition, object tracking and background-foreground separation algorithm together with sample synthesis is used to collect rich training data. Experiments show that the system is effective, useful and suitable for selected tasks of police surveillance.


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