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Handbook on Soft Computing for Video Surveillance

1st Edition

Edited by Sankar K. Pal, Alfredo Petrosino, Lucia Maddalena

Chapman and Hall/CRC

342 pages

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Information on integrating soft computing techniques into video surveillance is widely scattered among conference papers, journal articles, and books. Bringing this research together in one source, Handbook on Soft Computing for Video Surveillance illustrates the application of soft computing techniques to different tasks in video surveillance. Wor

Table of Contents

Introduction to Video Surveillance Systems. The Role of Soft Computing in Image Analysis: Rough-Fuzzy Approach. Neural Networks in Video Surveillance: A Perspective View. Video Summarization and Significance of Content: A Review. Background Subtraction for Visual Surveillance: A Fuzzy Approach. Sensor and Data Fusion: Taxonomy, Challenges, and Applications. Independent Viewpoint Silhouette-Based Human Action Modeling and Recognition. Clustering for Multi-Perspective Video Analytics: A Soft Computing-Based Approach. An Unsupervised Video Shot Boundary Detection Technique Using Fuzzy Entropy Estimation of Video Content. Multi-Robot and Multi-Camera Patrolling. A Network of Audio and Video Sensors for Monitoring Large Environments. Index.

About the Editors

Sankar K. Pal is a distinguished scientist and former director of the Indian Statistical Institute. He is a J.C. Bose Fellow of the government of India and a fellow of IEEE, TWAS, IAPR, and IFSA. Dr. Pal has authored more than 400 research publications and has been a recipient of the S.S. Bhatnagar Prize of India. His research interests include pattern recognition and machine learning, image processing, data mining and web intelligence, soft computing, neural nets, genetic algorithms, fuzzy and rough sets, and bioinformatics.

Alfredo Petrosino is an associate professor of computer science at the University of Naples Parthenope. He is a senior member of IEEE and a member of IAPR and INNS. Mr. Petrosino has authored more than 100 research publications and has been a recipient of the Academic Price for Cybernetics from the Italian Academy of Science, Arts, and Literature. His research interests include computer vision, image and video analysis, pattern recognition, neural networks, fuzzy and rough sets, and data mining.

Lucia Maddalena is a researcher at the Institute for High-Performance Computing and Networking of the National Research Council of Italy. Dr. Maddalena is a member of IEEE and IAPR and an associate editor of the International Journal of Biomedical Data Mining. Her research interests include image processing and multimedia systems in high-performance computational environments.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Machine Theory
MATHEMATICS / Graphic Methods