An automatic drowning detection surveillance system for challenging outdoor pool environments

@inproceedings{Eng2003AnAD,
  title={An automatic drowning detection surveillance system for challenging outdoor pool environments},
  author={How-Lung Eng and Kar-Ann Toh and Alvin Harvey Kam and Junxian Wang and Wei-Yun Yau},
  booktitle={ICCV},
  year={2003}
}
Automatically understanding events happening at a site is the ultimate goal of visual surveillance system. This paper investigates the challenges faced by automated surveillance systems operating in hostile conditions and demonstrates the developed algorithms via a system that detects water crises within highly dynamic aquatic environments. An efficient segmentation algorithm based on robust block-based background modeling and thresholding-withhysteresis methodology enables swimmers to be… CONTINUE READING
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