Room occupancy measurement using low-resolution infrared cameras.

Berger, Martin and Armitage, Alistair (2010) Room occupancy measurement using low-resolution infrared cameras. In: IET Irish Systems & Signals Conference, 2010 June, Cork.

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Measuring room occupancy has always been a desirable endeavour. This could be for security reasons, to save energy or simply for statistical reasons. Recently the use of thermal imaging systems in this area has increased as these systems became cheaper and therefore more attractive. This paper investigates room occupancy measurement using a low resolution (16x16 Pixel) infrared camera. After giving a short overview of application areas, the chosen people detection algorithm is outlined. This includes the introduction of a novel method for blob classification, using morphological
area adjustment.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: People Detection; occupancy measurement; thermal imagery; blob detection; low-resolution; infrared;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 004 Data processing & computer science
Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Item ID: 3831
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 30 Aug 2010 14:59
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2012 14:14

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