Title

Traffic Monitoring Using a Three-dimensional Object Tracking Approach

Abstract

An orthographic projections-based algorithm was investigated for the traffic monitoring application of tracking a truck moving across a bridge through a sequence of video image frames. The two-dimensional position of a specific marker on the truck for each video frame is found using color thresholding-based segmentation. A coordinate transformation process provides the real-world, three-dimensional location of the marker position for tracking the truck. The procedure is experimentally illustrated with a field bridge. This paper presents the experimental bridge setup, the marker identification technique, the orthographic coordinate transformation algorithm, and web-accessible laboratory exercises developed for image processing and related curricula.

Department(s)

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Sponsor(s)

National Science Foundation (U.S.)

Document Type

Article - Journal

Document Version

Citation

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 2006 Tempus, All rights reserved.

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