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LittleBrother: Vision Systems Supporting Detection of Offenders in Public Places. [ 2004 - 2006 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DP0452657]

Researchers A/Prof M PiccardiA/Prof TB HintzDr X HeProf R CucchiaraDr A PratiMr T JanMr Q Wu

Brief description Current visual surveillance systems can track people in an area only if complete camera coverage is provided. This project will develop a visual surveillance system able to track and record people's movements in a public building requiring only limited visual coverage. We will propose novel ways of matching images of a single individual from distant cameras by using features such as color histograms decomposed for the different body parts, estimated height, and build type. Creating a record with this tracking information will effectively support security officers in the identification of responsible parties in the event of an offence.

Funding Amount $168,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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