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Optical Engineering • Open Access

Multi-information incorporation approach to kernel-based infrared target model construction with application to target tracking
Author(s): Jianguo Ling; Erqi Liu; Lei Yang; Jie Yang

Paper Abstract

We present an approach that incorporates multi-information, including intensity value, spatial relation, and local standard deviation information of the pixels in target region, into kernel density estimation for constructing the kernel-based infrared (IR) target model. The incorporated information can complement each other for a target-tracking task. This constructed target model is evaluated based on the relative entropy of the two classes and is applied in a mean shift tracking system for IR target tracking to verify the effectiveness.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 2006
PDF: 3 pages
Opt. Eng. 45(11) 110502 doi: 10.1117/1.2388341
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 45, Issue 11
Show Author Affiliations
Jianguo Ling, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ. (China)
Erqi Liu, China Aerospace Science & Industry Corp. (China)
Lei Yang, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ. (China)
Jie Yang, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ. (China)


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