Virtual Road Condition Prediction Through License Plates in 3D Simulation

  • Orcan Alpar
  • Ondrej KrejcarEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9875)


Predicting the road conditions lie curves, slopes, hills, helps drivers react faster to avoid possible collisions in hypovigilance and besides, this kind of driver assistance system is more crucial for intelligent vehicles. Even though there are many radar, wifi, infrared systems and devices, what we propose in this paper is a monocular license plate segmentation to foresee the road ahead while cruising behind a blinding vehicle. License plates in the precalibrated images from 3D simulation are segmented and analyzed to identify the front car’s angle of repose. Therefore the angles of the road are estimated frame by frame with calculated distances for prediction of the virtual road.


Road condition Driver assistance License plates virtual road 3d simulation Monocular 



This work and the contribution were also supported by project “Smart Solutions for Ubiquitous Computing Environments” FIM, University of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic (under ID: UHK-FIM-SP-2016-2102).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Informatics and Management, Center for Basic and Applied ResearchUniversity of Hradec KraloveHradec KraloveCzech Republic

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