Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2016, Volume: 9, Issue: 29, Pages: 1-9
M. Sivagami, T. Revathi and L. Jeganathan
Objectives: We propose a foreground extraction method for video surveillance system is to detect the objects in real time. Methods: The proposed foreground extraction technique models the background using cluster centroids and optimized using fuzzy-c-means technique. The foreground is extracted using background subtraction. The optical flow is used to eliminate the falsely extracted foreground pixels.Findings: Traditional techniques, cluster centroids are initialized using random values or histogram peaks, but in our proposed system the cluster centroids are initialized using weber principle. Improvement: This proposed real-time foreground extraction approach yields better results than the previous algorithms with respect to quality of extraction and memory consumption.
Keywords: Bit-Plane Slicing, Foreground Extraction, Fuzzy C-Means, GMM, K-Means, Optical Flow, Weber Principle
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