Human Detection from Aerial Imagery for Automatic Counting of Shellfish Gatherers

Mathieu Laroze, Luc Courtrai, Sébastien Lefèvre

Abstract

Automatic human identification from aerial image time series or video sequences is a challenging issue. We propose here a complete processing chain that operates in the context of recreational shellfish gatherers counting in a coastal environment (the Gulf of Morbihan, South Brittany, France). It starts from a series of aerial photographs and builds a mosaic in order to prevent multiple occurrences of the same objects on the overlapping parts of aerial images. To do so, several stitching techniques are reviewed and discussed in the context of large aerial scenes. Then people detection is addressed through a sliding window analysis combining the HOG descriptor and a supervised classifier. Several classification methods are compared, including SVM, Random Forests, and AdaBoost. Experimental results show the interest of the proposed approach, and provides directions for future research.

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in Harvard Style

Laroze M., Courtrai L. and Lefèvre S. (2016). Human Detection from Aerial Imagery for Automatic Counting of Shellfish Gatherers . In Proceedings of the 11th Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 4: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2016) ISBN 978-989-758-175-5, pages 664-671. DOI: 10.5220/0005786506640671


in Bibtex Style

@conference{visapp16,
author={Mathieu Laroze and Luc Courtrai and Sébastien Lefèvre},
title={Human Detection from Aerial Imagery for Automatic Counting of Shellfish Gatherers},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 11th Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 4: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2016)},
year={2016},
pages={664-671},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005786506640671},
isbn={978-989-758-175-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 11th Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 4: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2016)
TI - Human Detection from Aerial Imagery for Automatic Counting of Shellfish Gatherers
SN - 978-989-758-175-5
AU - Laroze M.
AU - Courtrai L.
AU - Lefèvre S.
PY - 2016
SP - 664
EP - 671
DO - 10.5220/0005786506640671