Pose determination and recognition of vehicles in traffic scenes

  • T. N. Tan
  • G. D. Sullivan
  • K. D. Baker
Recognition II
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 800)


This paper concerns the pose determination and recognition of vehicles in traffic scenes, which under normal conditions stand on the ground-plane. Novel linear and closed-form algorithms are described for pose determination from an arbitrary number of known line matches. A form of the generalised Hough transform is used in conjuction with explicit probability-based voting models to find consistent matches. The algorithms are fast and robust. They cope well with complex outdoor scenes.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. N. Tan
    • 1
  • G. D. Sullivan
    • 1
  • K. D. Baker
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of ReadingReadingEngland

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