Far infrared pedestrian detection and tracking for night driving

@article{Olmeda2010FarIP,
  title={Far infrared pedestrian detection and tracking for night driving},
  author={Daniel Olmeda and Arturo de la Escalera and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Armingol},
  journal={Robotica},
  year={2010},
  volume={29},
  pages={495 - 505}
}
SUMMARY This paper presents a module for pedestrian detection from a moving vehicle in low-light conditions. The algorithm make use of a single far infrared camera based on a microbolometer. Images of the area ahead of the vehicle are analyzed to determine if any pedestrian might be in its trajectory. Detection is achieved by searching for distributions of temperatures in the scene similar to that of the human body. Those areas with an appropriate temperature, size, and position in the image… 
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