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This paper reports an object tracking algorithm for a moving platform using the dynamic and active-pixel vision sensor (DAVIS). It takes advantage of both the active pixel sensor (APS) frame and dynamic vision sensor (DVS) event outputs from the DAVIS. The tracking is performed in a three step-manner: regions of interest (ROIs) are generated by a cluster-based tracking using the DVS output, likely target locations are detected by using a convolutional neural network (CNN) on the APS output to classify the ROIs as foreground and background, and finally a particle filter infers the target location from the ROIs. Doing convolution only in the ROIs boosts the speed by a factor of 70 compared with full-frame convolutions for the 240×180 frame input from the DAVIS. The tracking accuracy on a predator and prey robot database reaches 90% with a cost of less than 20ms/frame in Matlab on a normal PC without using a GPU. Show more
Book title2016 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS)
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SubjectEvent-based tracking and detection; DVS; DAVIS; Particle filtering; Convolutional Neural Network
Organisational unit03453 - Douglas, Rodney J.
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