Real time, online detection of abandoned objects in public areas

  title={Real time, online detection of abandoned objects in public areas},
  author={Nathaniel D. Bird and Stefan Atev and Nicolas Caramelli and Robert F. K. Martin and Osama Masoud and Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos},
  journal={Proceedings 2006 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2006. ICRA 2006.},
This work presents a method for detecting abandoned objects in real-world conditions. The method presented here addresses the online and real time aspects of such systems, utilizes logic to differentiate between abandoned objects and stationary people, and is robust to temporary occlusion of potential abandoned objects. The capacity to not detect still people as abandoned objects is a major aspect that differentiates this work from others in the literature. Results are presented on 3 hours 36… CONTINUE READING
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