A Real Time Vehicle Detection Algorithm for Vision-Based Sensors

  • Bartłomiej Płaczek
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6375)


A vehicle detection plays an important role in the traffic control at signalised intersections. This paper introduces a vision-based algorithm for vehicles presence recognition in detection zones. The algorithm uses linguistic variables to evaluate local attributes of an input image. The image attributes are categorised as vehicle, background or unknown features. Experimental results on complex traffic scenes show that the proposed algorithm is effective for a real-time vehicle detection.


vehicle detection vision-based sensors linguistic variables 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bartłomiej Płaczek
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  1. 1.Faculty of TransportSilesian University of TechnologyKatowicePoland

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