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This paper presents two approaches to the problem of simultaneous tracking of several people in low resolution sequences from multiple calibrated cameras. Spatial redundancy is exploited to generate a discrete 3D binary representation of the foreground objects in the scene. Color information obtained from a zenithal camera view is added to this 3D information. The first tracking approach implements heuristic association rules between blobs labelled according to spatiotemporal connectivity criteria. Association rules are based on a cost function which considers their placement and color histogram. In the second approach, a particle filtering scheme adapted to the incoming 3D discrete data is proposed. A volume likelihood function and a discrete 3D re-sampling procedure are introduced to evaluate and drive particles. Multiple targets are tracked by means of multiple particle filters and interaction among them is modeled through a 3D blocking scheme. Evaluation over the CLEAR 2007 database yields quantitative results assessing the performance of the proposed algorithm for indoor scenarios.
CitationCanton, C. [et al.]. Multi-person tracking strategies based on voxel analysis. "Lecture notes in computer science", Juny 2008, vol. 4625, p. 91-103.
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