5 March 2014 Automatic parking lot occupancy computation using motion tracking
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Nowadays it is very hard to find available spots in public parking lots and even harder in public facilities such as universities and sports venues. A system that provides drivers with parking availability and parking lot occupancy will allow users find a parking space much easier and faster. This paper presents a system for automatic parking lot occupancy computation using motion tracking. Methods for complexity reduction are presented. The system showed approximately 96% accuracy in determining parking lot occupancy. We showed that by optimizing the resolution and bitrate of the input video, we can reduce the complexity by 70% and still achieved over 90% of accuracy. The results showed that high quality video is not necessary for the proposed algorithm to obtain accurate results.
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Francisco Justo, Hari Kalva, Daniel Raviv, "Automatic parking lot occupancy computation using motion tracking", Proc. SPIE 9026, Video Surveillance and Transportation Imaging Applications 2014, 90260Q (5 March 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2039660; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2039660
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