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Effects of de-blurring on background modeling used for surveillance in long-distance horizontal imaging
Author(s): Yitzhak Yitzhaky; Adiel Elkabetz
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Paper Abstract

Long-distance imaging through atmospheric turbulent medium is affected mainly by blur and spatio-temporal movements in the recorded video, which have contradicting effects on the temporal intensity distribution, mainly at edge locations. For automatic surveillance, a correct model of the background can contribute to a successful background subtraction often applied for the extraction of the moving targets. Following a recent study of modeling the background due to atmospheric effects, we further examine here experimentally the effect of image de-blurring on the model using an automatic image restoration method implemented to real video signals recorded from a variety of imaging distances.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 October 2014
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 9224, Laser Communication and Propagation through the Atmosphere and Oceans III, 92241F (3 October 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2062598
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Yitzhak Yitzhaky, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev (Israel)
Adiel Elkabetz, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev (Israel)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9224:
Laser Communication and Propagation through the Atmosphere and Oceans III
Alexander M. J. van Eijk; Christopher C. Davis; Stephen M. Hammel, Editor(s)

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