An Efficient Approach to Feature Extraction for Crowd Density Estimation

  • Neeta Anil NemadeEmail author
  • V. V. Gohokar
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 810)


Crowd feature extraction is important step for crowd density estimation. This paper proposes a simple and novel approach of feature extraction applicable for crowd density estimation. A 5 × 5 mask is proposed for extraction of density, which finds isolated components in the image. This helps in classification of the density in five levels using SVM and ANN classifiers. The method can be used for intelligent surveillance system in public places. It can easily be used for embedded applications.


Support vector machine (SVM) Artificial neural network (ANN) Convolution of mask Isolated components Statistical features Thresholding 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering DepartmentSSGM College of EngineeringShegaonIndia
  2. 2.Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering DepartmentMaharashtra Institute of TechnologyKothrud, PuneIndia

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