Real-time people and vehicle detection from UAV imagery

@inproceedings{Gaszczak2011RealtimePA,
  title={Real-time people and vehicle detection from UAV imagery},
  author={Anna Gaszczak and T. Breckon and Jiwan Han},
  booktitle={Electronic Imaging},
  year={2011}
}
A generic and robust approach for the real-time detection of people and vehicles from an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) is an important goal within the framework of fully autonomous UAV deployment for aerial reconnaissance and surveillance. Here we present an approach for the automatic detection of vehicles based on using multiple trained cascaded Haar classifiers with secondary confirmation in thermal imagery. Additionally we present a related approach for people detection in thermal imagery… 
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