Improved maritime target tracker using colour fusion
Westall, Paul, O'Shea, Peter, Ford, Jason J., & Hrabar, Stefan (2009) Improved maritime target tracker using colour fusion. In High Performance Computing & Simulation, 2009. HPCS '09. International, 21-24 June 2009, Leipzig.
Searching for humans lost in vast stretches of ocean has always been a difficult task. This paper investigates a machine vision system that addresses this problem by exploiting the useful properties of alternate colour spaces. In particular, the paper investigates the fusion of colour information from the HSV, RGB, YCbCr and YIQ colour spaces within the emission matrix of a Hidden Markov Model tracker to enhance video based maritime target detection. The system has shown promising results. The paper also identifies challenges still needing to be met.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Image Processing, Detection, Hidden Markov Model|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (090600) > Signal Processing (090609)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 IEEE|
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|Deposited On:||16 Sep 2009 08:14|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:56|
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