Maritime Object Segmentation and Tracking by using Radar and Visual Camera Integration

  • Hwang, Jae-Jeong (Department of Electronic & Information Eng., Kunsan National University) ;
  • Cho, Sang-Gyu (Department of Electronic & Information Eng., Kunsan National University) ;
  • Lee, Jung-Sik (Department of Electronic & Information Eng., Kunsan National University) ;
  • Park, Sang-Hyon (DICS Vision Co., Ltd.)
  • Received : 2010.07.01
  • Accepted : 2010.07.01
  • Published : 2010.08.31


We have proposed a method to detect and track moving ships using position from Radar and image processor. Real-time segmentation of moving regions in image sequences is a fundamental step in the radar-camera integrated system. Algorithms for segmentation of objects are implemented by composing of background subtraction, morphologic operation, connected components labeling, region growing, and minimum enclosing rectangle. Once the moving objects are detected, tracking is only performed upon pixels labeled as foreground with reduced additional computational burdens.



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