Object Extraction and Classification in Video Surveillance Applications

Muhsin Civelek, Adnan Yazici

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In this paper we review a number of methods used in video surveillance applications in order to detect and classify threats. Moreover, the use of those methods in wireless surveillance networks contributes to decreasing the energy consumption of the devices because it reduces the amount of information transferred through the network. In this paper we focus on the most popular object extraction and classification methods that are used in both wired and wireless surveillance applications. We also develop an application for identification of objects from video data by implementing the selected methods and demonstrate the performance of these methods on pre-recorded videos using the outputs of this application.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)246-259
Number of pages14
JournalEuropean Review
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - May 1 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Political Science and International Relations

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