Real-Time Detection and Simulation of Abnormal Crowd Behavior

  • Wilbert G. AguilarEmail author
  • Marco A. Luna
  • Julio F. Moya
  • Marco P. Luna
  • Vanessa Abad
  • Hugo Ruiz
  • Humberto Parra
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10325)


In this paper, we propose an algorithm for abnormal crowd behavior detection and simulation for real time surveillance applications. Our method is a low computational cost approach based on moved pixel density modelling. Using statistical methods, we obtain the model of pixel densities in normal behaviors based on datasets available in the literature. During abnormal anomalous event detection we run a simulation of people motion and save the data for future analysis. We test the execution time of our algorithm for motion detection to validate its usage in fast applications. Finally we validate our method comparing it with other approaches in the literature in two datasets.


HAAR HOG LBP Saliency maps People detection Cascade classifiers UAVs 



This work is part of the projects VisualNavDrone 2016-PIC-024 and MultiNavCar 2016-PIC-025, from the Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas ESPE, directed by Dr. Wilbert G. Aguilar.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wilbert G. Aguilar
    • 1
    • 4
    • 5
    Email author
  • Marco A. Luna
    • 2
  • Julio F. Moya
    • 2
  • Marco P. Luna
    • 3
    • 7
  • Vanessa Abad
    • 6
  • Hugo Ruiz
    • 1
    • 8
  • Humberto Parra
    • 1
    • 7
  1. 1.Dep. Seguridad y DefensaUniversidad de las Fuerzas Armadas ESPESangolquíEcuador
  2. 2.Dep. Eléctrica y ElectrónicaUniversidad de las Fuerzas Armadas ESPESangolquíEcuador
  3. 3.Dep. Tierra y ConstrucciónUniversidad de las Fuerzas Armadas ESPESangolquíEcuador
  4. 4.CICTE Research CenterUniversidad de las Fuerzas Armadas ESPESangolquíEcuador
  5. 5.GREC Research GroupUniversitat Politècnica de CatalunyaBarcelonaSpain
  6. 6.Universitat de BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain
  7. 7.PLM Research CenterPurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA
  8. 8.Universidad Politécnica de MadridMadridSpain

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