System architectures for infrared pedestrian tracking.

Walczyk, Robert, Balazs, Alexander, Armitage, Alistair and Binnie, David (2011) System architectures for infrared pedestrian tracking. In: 22nd IET Irish Signals and Systems Conference, June 2011 , Trinity College, Dublin. (Unpublished)

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This paper describes an FPGA-based implementation of a real-time pedestrian detection and tracking system for infrared (IR) video streams. The system includes hardware accelerators for adaptive background subtraction, morphological filtering and connected component labelling (pedestrian detection). Extracted features are provided to an embedded processor core for tracking analysis. The hardware/software co-design is discussed. The implementation is based on the XUP V2P (XC2VP30 FPGA) development board and uses the proprietary embedded design kit. The implementation features a reduced bandwidth scheme, hence the total memory requirement can be handled by the embedded memory blocks of a single FPGA chip.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pedestrian detection and tracking; infr-red video stream; FPGA; embedded memory blocks;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Edinburgh Napier University, Institute for Informatics and Digital Innovation
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 005 Computer programming, programs & data
Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Item ID: 4616
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2011 08:46
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2011 08:46

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