Motion Observability Analysis of the Simplified Color Correlogram for Visual Tracking

  • Qi Zhao
  • Hai Tao
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4843)


Compared with the color histogram, where the position information of each pixel is ignored, a simplified color correlogram (SCC) representation encodes the spatial information explicitly and enables an estimation algorithm to recover the object orientation. This paper analyzes the capability of the SCC (in a kernel based framework) in detecting and estimating object motion and presents a principled way to obtain motion observable SCCs as object representations to achieve more reliable tracking. Extensive experimental results demonstrate the reliability of the tracking procedure using the proposed algorithm.


Condition Number Current Frame Image Patch Color Histogram Pair Distance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Qi Zhao
    • 1
  • Hai Tao
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Engineering, University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 

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