BMVC92 pp 79-88 | Cite as

Statistical Detection of Independent Movement from a Moving Camera

  • P. H. S. Torr
  • D. W. Murray


This paper describes the use of a low level, computationally inexpensive closed form motion detector to define regions of interest within an image, based upon statistical measures. The algorithm requires only the first order properties of the image intensities and does not require known camera motion. It has been tested on a variety of real imagery. A b-spline snake is initialised on the occluding contours of this region of interest.


Optical Flow Camera Motion Foreground Object Motion Segmentation Background Motion 
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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. H. S. Torr
    • 1
  • D. W. Murray
    • 1
  1. 1.Robotics Research Group Department of Engineering ScienceOxford UniversityOxfordUK

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