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Flexible surveillance system architecture for prototyping video content analysis algorithms
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Paper Abstract

Many proposed video content analysis algorithms for surveillance applications are very computationally intensive, which limits the integration in a total system, running on one processing unit (e.g. PC). To build flexible prototyping systems of low cost, a distributed system with scalable processing power is therefore required. This paper discusses requirements for surveillance systems, considering two example applications. From these requirements, specifications for a prototyping architecture are derived. An implementation of the proposed architecture is presented, enabling mapping of multiple software modules onto a number of processing units (PCs). The architecture enables fast prototyping of new algorithms for complex surveillance applications without considering resource constraints.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 January 2006
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6073, Multimedia Content Analysis, Management, and Retrieval 2006, 60730R (17 January 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.649520
Show Author Affiliations
R. G. J. Wijnhoven, Bosch Security Systems, Eindhoven (Netherlands)
Eindhoven Univ. of Technology (Netherlands)
E. G. T. Jaspers, Bosch Security Systems, Eindhoven (Netherlands)
LogicaCMG (Netherlands)
P. H. N. de With, LogicaCMG (Netherlands)
Eindhoven Univ. of Technology (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6073:
Multimedia Content Analysis, Management, and Retrieval 2006
Edward Y. Chang; Alan Hanjalic; Nicu Sebe, Editor(s)

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