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A semantic autonomous video surveillance system for dense camera networks in Smart Cities.

Calavia L, Baladrón C, Aguiar JM, Carro B, Sánchez-Esguevillas A - Sensors (Basel) (2012)

Bottom Line: This paper presents a proposal of an intelligent video surveillance system able to detect and identify abnormal and alarming situations by analyzing object movement.Alarm detection is performed on the basis of parameters of the moving objects and their trajectories, and is performed using semantic reasoning and ontologies.This means that the system employs a high-level conceptual language easy to understand for human operators, capable of raising enriched alarms with descriptions of what is happening on the image, and to automate reactions to them such as alerting the appropriate emergency services using the Smart City safety network.

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Affiliation: Universidad de Valladolid, Dpto. TSyCeIT, ETSIT, Paseo de Belén 15, Valladolid 47011, Spain. lcaldom@ribera.tel.uva.es

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This paper presents a proposal of an intelligent video surveillance system able to detect and identify abnormal and alarming situations by analyzing object movement. The system is designed to minimize video processing and transmission, thus allowing a large number of cameras to be deployed on the system, and therefore making it suitable for its usage as an integrated safety and security solution in Smart Cities. Alarm detection is performed on the basis of parameters of the moving objects and their trajectories, and is performed using semantic reasoning and ontologies. This means that the system employs a high-level conceptual language easy to understand for human operators, capable of raising enriched alarms with descriptions of what is happening on the image, and to automate reactions to them such as alerting the appropriate emergency services using the Smart City safety network.

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Example of semantic reasoning for pedestrian use case.
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f7-sensors-12-10407: Example of semantic reasoning for pedestrian use case.

Mentions: This first scenario (Figure 7) may happen in any urban area of any city. A camera controls a scene comprised by several roads and sidewalks controlled by traffic lights, including a bicycle lane, and the vehicles and people moving over them. At a particular time a pedestrian crosses the road improperly without using the crosswalk.


A semantic autonomous video surveillance system for dense camera networks in Smart Cities.

Calavia L, Baladrón C, Aguiar JM, Carro B, Sánchez-Esguevillas A - Sensors (Basel) (2012)

Example of semantic reasoning for pedestrian use case.
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f7-sensors-12-10407: Example of semantic reasoning for pedestrian use case.
Mentions: This first scenario (Figure 7) may happen in any urban area of any city. A camera controls a scene comprised by several roads and sidewalks controlled by traffic lights, including a bicycle lane, and the vehicles and people moving over them. At a particular time a pedestrian crosses the road improperly without using the crosswalk.

Bottom Line: This paper presents a proposal of an intelligent video surveillance system able to detect and identify abnormal and alarming situations by analyzing object movement.Alarm detection is performed on the basis of parameters of the moving objects and their trajectories, and is performed using semantic reasoning and ontologies.This means that the system employs a high-level conceptual language easy to understand for human operators, capable of raising enriched alarms with descriptions of what is happening on the image, and to automate reactions to them such as alerting the appropriate emergency services using the Smart City safety network.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Universidad de Valladolid, Dpto. TSyCeIT, ETSIT, Paseo de Belén 15, Valladolid 47011, Spain. lcaldom@ribera.tel.uva.es

ABSTRACT
This paper presents a proposal of an intelligent video surveillance system able to detect and identify abnormal and alarming situations by analyzing object movement. The system is designed to minimize video processing and transmission, thus allowing a large number of cameras to be deployed on the system, and therefore making it suitable for its usage as an integrated safety and security solution in Smart Cities. Alarm detection is performed on the basis of parameters of the moving objects and their trajectories, and is performed using semantic reasoning and ontologies. This means that the system employs a high-level conceptual language easy to understand for human operators, capable of raising enriched alarms with descriptions of what is happening on the image, and to automate reactions to them such as alerting the appropriate emergency services using the Smart City safety network.

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Related in: MedlinePlus