International Journal of Theoretical Physics

, Volume 55, Issue 4, pp 2162–2173 | Cite as

Measurements-based Moving Target Detection in Quantum Video

  • Fei Yan
  • Abdullah M. Iliyasu
  • Asif R. Khan
  • Huamin Yang


A method to detect a moving target in multi-channel quantum video is proposed based on multiple measurements on the video strip. The proposed method is capable of detecting the location of the moving target in each frame of the quantum video thereby ensuring that the motion trail of the object is easily and efficiently retrieved. Three experiments, i.e. moving target detection (MTD) of a pixel, MTD of an object in complex shape, and MTD of a pixel whose color is conterminous with that of its background, are implemented to demonstrate the feasibility of the proposal. This study presents a modest attempt to focus on the moving target detection and its applications in quantum video.


Quantum computation Quantum image processing Multi-channel quantum video Moving target detection Quantum measurement 



This work is sponsored by the Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia via the Deanship for Scientific Research Project Number 2015/01/3317.


  1. 1.
    Abdelkader, M., Chellappa, R., Zheng, Q., Chan, A.: Integrated motion detection and tracking for visual surveillance. In: IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision Systems (2006)Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Bhargava, B., Shi, C., Wang, S.: Mpeg video encryption algorithms. Multimed. Tools Appl. 24(1), 57–79 (2004)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Iliyasu, A., Le, P., Dong, F., Hirota, K.: Watermarking and authentication of quantum images based on restricted geometric transformations. Inform. Sci. 186(1), 126–149 (2012)MathSciNetCrossRefMATHGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Iliyasu, A., Le, P., Dong, F., Hirota, K.: Restricted geometric transformations and their applications for quantum image watermarking and authentication. In: Proceeding of the 10th Asian Conference on Quantum Information Sciences (AQIS 2010), pp 96–97 (2010)Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Iliyasu, A., Le, P., Yan, F., Sun, B., Garcia, J., Dong, F., Hirota, K.: A two-tier scheme for greyscale quantum image watermarking and recovery. Int. J. Innov. Comput. Appl. 5(2), 85–101 (2013)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Iliyasu, A.M., Le, P.Q., Dong, F., Hirota, K.: A framework for representing and producing movies on quantum computers. International Journal of Quantum Information 9(6), 1459–1497 (2011)CrossRefMATHGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Intachak, T., Kaewapichai, W.: Real-time illumination feedback system for adaptive background subtraction working in traffic video monitoring. In: 2011 International Symposium on Intelligent Signal Processing and Communication Systems (2011)Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Le, P., Dong, F., Hirota, K.: A flexible representation of quantum images for polynomial preparation, image compression, and processing operations. Quantum Inf. Process 10(1), 63–84 (2011)MathSciNetCrossRefMATHGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Le, P., Iliyasu, A., Dong, F., Hirota, K.: Efficient colour transformations on quantum image. Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics 15(6), 698–706 (2011)Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    Le, P., Iliyasu, A., Dong, F., Hirota, K.: Strategies for designing geometric transformations on quantum images. Theor. Comput. Sci. 412(15), 1406–1418 (2011)MathSciNetCrossRefMATHGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    Leng, B., He, Q., Zeng, D., Cao, J., Guan, G., Xu, H., Wu, X., Zheng, W.: Moving target detection based on the properties of corners. In: Proceedings of 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (2012)Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    Mikic, I., Cosman, P., Kogut, G., Trivedi, M.: Moving shadow and object detection in traffic scenes. In: Proceedings of the 15Th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (2000)Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    Murali, S., Girisha, R.: Segmentation of motion objects from surveillance video sequences using temporal differencing combined with multiple correnlation. In: The 6th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surneillance (2009)Google Scholar
  14. 14.
    Sun, B., Iliyasu, A., Yan, F., Dong, F., Hirota, K.: An rgb multi-channel representation for images on quantum computers. Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics 17(3), 404–417 (2013)Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    Sun, B., Le, P., Iliyasu, A., Yan, F., Garcia, J., Dong, F., Hirota, K.: A multi-channel representation for images on quantum computers using the rgb α color space. In: IEEE 7th International Symposium on Intelligent Signal Processing (WISP), pp 1–6 (2011)Google Scholar
  16. 16.
    Yan, F., Iliyasu, A., Fatichah, C., Tangel, M., Betancourt, J., Dong, F., Hirota, K.: Quantum image searching based on probability distributions. Journal of Quantum Information Science 2(3), 55–60 (2012)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. 17.
    Yan, F., Iliyasu, A., Jiang, Z.: Quantum computation-based image representation, processing operations and their applications. Entropy 16(10), 5290–5338 (2014)ADSMathSciNetCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. 18.
    Yan, F., Iliyasu, A., Khan, A., Yang, H.: Moving target detection in multi-channel quantum video. In: IEEE 9th International Symposium on Intelligent Signal Processing (WISP), pp 1–5 (2015)Google Scholar
  19. 19.
    Yan, F., Iliyasu, A., Sun, B., Venegas-Andraca, S., Dong, F., Hirota, K.: A duple watermarking strategy for multi-channel quantum images. Quantum Inf. Process 14(5), 1675–1692 (2015)ADSMathSciNetCrossRefMATHGoogle Scholar
  20. 20.
    Yan, F., Iliyasu, A., Venegas-Andraca, S., Yang, H.: Video encryption and decryption on quantum computers. Int. J. Theor. Phys. 54(8), 2893–2904 (2015)MathSciNetCrossRefMATHGoogle Scholar
  21. 21.
    Yan, F., Le, P., Iliyasu, A., Sun, B., Garcia, J., Dong, F., Hirota, K.: Assessing the similarity of quantum images based on probability measurements. In: IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), pp 1–6 (2012)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fei Yan
    • 1
  • Abdullah M. Iliyasu
    • 2
  • Asif R. Khan
    • 2
  • Huamin Yang
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computer Science and TechnologyChangchun University of Science and TechnologyChangchunChina
  2. 2.College of EngineeringPrince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz UniversityAl-KharjKingdom of Saudi Arabia

Personalised recommendations