Vehicle Detection, Tracking and Counting Using Gaussian Mixture Model and Optical Flow

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Muhammad Moin Akhtar
Yong Li
Lei Zhong
Ayesha Ansari

Abstract

Vehicle detection, tracking, and counting play a significant role in traffic surveillance and are principle applications of the Intelligent Transport System (ITS). Traffic congestion and accidents can be prevented with an adequate solution to problems. In this paper, we implemented different image processing techniques to detect and track the moving vehicle from the videos captured by a stationary camera and count the total number of vehicles passed by. The proposed approach consists of an optical flow method with a Gaussian mixture model (GMM) to obtain an absolute shape of particular moving objects which improves the detection performance of moving targets.

Keywords:
GMM, vehicle detection, counting, optical flow, tracking

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Akhtar, M. M., Li, Y., Zhong, L., & Ansari, A. (2020). Vehicle Detection, Tracking and Counting Using Gaussian Mixture Model and Optical Flow. Journal of Engineering Research and Reports, 15(2), 19-27. https://doi.org/10.9734/jerr/2020/v15i217141
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