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Detecting commonly occupied regions in video sequences

Wiliem, Arnold, Madasu, Vamsi K., Wageeh, Boles, & Yarlagadda, Prasad K. (2008) Detecting commonly occupied regions in video sequences. In TENCON 2008, IEEE Region 10 Conference, November 18-21, 2008, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India.

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Abstract

An effective video surveillance system relies on the detection of suspicious activities. In recent times, there has been an increasing focus on detecting anomalies in human behaviour using surveillance cameras as they provide a clue to preventing breaches in security. Human behaviour can be termed as suspicious when it is uncommon in occurrence and deviates from commonly understood behaviour within a particular context. This work aims to detect regions of interest in video sequences based on an understanding of uncommon behaviour. A commonality value is calculated to distinguish between common and uncommon occurrences. The proposed strategy is validated by classifying commonly occupied walking path regions in a shopping mall corridor and CAVIAR database is used for this purpose. The results demonstrate the efficacy of the proposed approach in detecting deviant walking paths.

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ID Code: 17794
Item Type: Conference Paper
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Keywords: behaviour analyses, suspicious behaviour, anomaly detection, surveillance systems, security
DOI: 10.1109/TENCON.2008.4766501
ISBN: 978-1-4244-2408-5
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND IMAGE PROCESSING (080100) > Pattern Recognition and Data Mining (080109)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND IMAGE PROCESSING (080100) > Computer Vision (080104)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 IEEE
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Deposited On: 16 Feb 2009 10:20
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