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17 January 2006 Flexible surveillance system architecture for prototyping video content analysis algorithms
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Many proposed video content analysis algorithms for surveillance applications are very computationally intensive, which limits the integration in a total system, running on one processing unit (e.g. PC). To build flexible prototyping systems of low cost, a distributed system with scalable processing power is therefore required. This paper discusses requirements for surveillance systems, considering two example applications. From these requirements, specifications for a prototyping architecture are derived. An implementation of the proposed architecture is presented, enabling mapping of multiple software modules onto a number of processing units (PCs). The architecture enables fast prototyping of new algorithms for complex surveillance applications without considering resource constraints.
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R. G. J. Wijnhoven, E. G. T. Jaspers, and P. H. N. de With "Flexible surveillance system architecture for prototyping video content analysis algorithms", Proc. SPIE 6073, Multimedia Content Analysis, Management, and Retrieval 2006, 60730R (17 January 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.649520;


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