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RECTGAUSS-Tex : block-based background subtraction

Dorra Riahi, Pier-Luc St-Onge and Guillaume-Alexandre Bilodeau

Technical Report (2012)

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This paper presents an approach to background subtraction based on rectangular regions (blocks). The general principle is to successively divide the image into blocks and detect foreground pixels based on the color histogram and the variance between pixels of the blocks. Then, the classic Gaussian Mixture background subtraction method is applied to refine the detected foreground. Results show that this approach reduces false positives by filtering noise coming from small motion as it is based on groups of pixels instead of on individual pixels.

Subjects: 2700 Information technology > 2706 Software engineering
2700 Information technology > 2708 Image and video processing
Department: Department of Computer Engineering and Software Engineering
PolyPublie URL: https://publications.polymtl.ca/2797/
Report number: EPM-RT-2012-03
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2017 15:22
Last Modified: 02 May 2023 04:20
Cite in APA 7: Riahi, D., St-Onge, P.-L., & Bilodeau, G.-A. (2012). RECTGAUSS-Tex : block-based background subtraction. (Technical Report n° EPM-RT-2012-03). https://publications.polymtl.ca/2797/

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