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Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2022, Volume: 15, Issue: 1, Pages: 44-53

Original Article

Real-time Vehicle Detection implementing Deep Convolutional Neural Network features Data Augmentation Technique

Received Date:25 November 2021, Accepted Date:30 December 2021, Published Date:21 January 2022


Background/Objectives: In this progressive Hi-Tech ecosystem, the cuttingedge technologies in the Deep Learning techniques for Vehicle Detection and Classification engendered swift paradigm shifts in diverse operations through the deployment of convolutional neural models in the Traffic Surveillance System. The fundamental element of the Traffic management system constitutes a real-time dynamic image, which forms the base input for vehicle recognition systems. The deep model functionalities on these base static images are highly pragmatic, and a radical approach leads to its successful applicability. Methods: This study proposes Faster Region-based Convolutional Neural Network (R-CNN) technique for image-based vehicle detection with significant performance benefits. Essentially, the base network of a pre-trained deep model, fine-tuned VGG-16 is transformed into Faster R-CNN. At this stage, the framework is constructed for a customized finitecapacity vehicle dataset. Subsequently, it is applied to train and test the system. From the performance lens, for further system enhancement, the speedup Bottleneck, and Data Augmentation implementation improve training speed and accuracy. Findings: The Experiments demonstrate that the sensitivity factor is 93.5% which provides acceptable results of 87.6% with 0.42s in vehicle detection in aspects of accuracy and execution time. Novelty : For our customized dataset, the performance-enhanced detection framework shows an increase of 4% in sensitivity and 3.23s with respect to time as compared to the other existing models. The proposed research is designed for a novel Faster RCNN algorithm that is fine-tuned detection algorithm of vehicles integrating sophisticated approaches for dynamic transformation of the live traffic video stream recording by transposing these real-time traffic videos to image inputs to this optimized detection framework achieving a high sensitivity factor with an efficient computation stack benefiting cost and time.

Keywords: Data Augmentation; Deep Learning; Faster RegionConvolutional Neural Network; Traffic Surveillance System; VGG16 pretrained model; Vehicle Detection


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© 2021 Sowmya & Radha. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

Published By Indian Society for Education and Environment (iSee)


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