International Journal of Image, Graphics and Signal Processing(IJIGSP)

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IJIGSP Vol.11, No.7, Jul. 2019

Object Tracking with a Novel Visual-Thermal Sensor Fusion Method in Template Matching

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Satbir Singh, Arun Khosla, Rajiv Kapoor

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Sensor Fusion;Object Tracking;Template matching;Thermal Imaging


Recently there has been an increase in the use of thermal-visible conjunction technique in the field of surveillance applications due to complementary advantages of both. An amalgamation of these for tracking requires a reasonable scientific procedure that can efficiently make decisions with sound accuracy and excellent precision. The proposed research presents a unique idea for obtaining a robust track estimate with the thermo-visual fusion in the context of fundamental template matching. This method firstly introduces a haphazard transporting control mechanism for individual modality tracking that avoids unexpected estimates. Then it brings together an efficient computation procedure for providing the weighted output using minimal information from the individual trackers. Experiments performed on publically available datasets mark the usefulness of the proposed idea in the context of accuracy, precision and process time in comparison with the state of art methods.

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Satbir Singh, Arun Khosla, Rajiv Kapoor, "Object Tracking with a Novel Visual-Thermal Sensor Fusion Method in Template Matching", International Journal of Image, Graphics and Signal Processing(IJIGSP), Vol.11, No.7, pp. 39-47, 2019.DOI: 10.5815/ijigsp.2019.07.03


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