Scene background initialization: A taxonomy

  title={Scene background initialization: A taxonomy},
  author={Thierry Bouwmans and Lucia Maddalena and Alfredo Petrosino},
  journal={Pattern Recognition Letters},
The availability of an initial background model that describes the scene without foreground objects is the prerequisite for a wide range of applications, ranging from video surveillance to computational photography. Limited attention to the problem is given in the literature on background modeling, that mainly regards model representation and updating. Therefore, we propose a taxonomy study for background initialization, providing the basis for a fair and easy comparison of existing and future… CONTINUE READING
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