By Topic

Contour-based motion estimation and object tracking for real-time applications

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$33 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

1 Author(s)

A new approach for fast motion estimation and object tracking is presented. Motion is estimated along contours, which are tracked over time. Contour tracking can easily be extended to object tracking. To track contours a transformation is estimated which allows an optimal match of contour parts. This is measured by distance values. Using the distance transformation of contour images, contour tracking can be formulated as a correlation approach. Contour tracking works robustly in real-world image sequences. Furthermore it allows real-time implementations of motion estimation and object tracking on a Pentium III processor. This is essential for using motion information in real-time applications

Published in:

Image Processing, 2001. Proceedings. 2001 International Conference on  (Volume:3 )

Date of Conference: