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Sensors 2011, 11(11), 11000-11020; doi:10.3390/s111111000

Selective Change Driven Imaging: A Biomimetic Visual Sensing Strategy

Departament d’Informàtica, Escola Tècnica Superior d’Enginyeria, Universitat de València, Avd. Vicente Andres Estellés, s/n, 46100 Burjassot, València, Spain
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Received: 15 October 2011 / Revised: 15 November 2011 / Accepted: 18 November 2011 / Published: 23 November 2011
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Biomimetic Sensors, Actuators and Integrated Systems)
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Abstract

Selective Change Driven (SCD) Vision is a biologically inspired strategy for acquiring, transmitting and processing images that significantly speeds up image sensing. SCD vision is based on a new CMOS image sensor which delivers, ordered by the absolute magnitude of its change, the pixels that have changed after the last time they were read out. Moreover, the traditional full frame processing hardware and programming methodology has to be changed, as a part of this biomimetic approach, to a new processing paradigm based on pixel processing in a data flow manner, instead of full frame image processing.
Keywords: CMOS image sensor; event-based vision; biomimetics; motion analysis CMOS image sensor; event-based vision; biomimetics; motion analysis
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Boluda, J.A.; Zuccarello, P.; Pardo, F.; Vegara, F. Selective Change Driven Imaging: A Biomimetic Visual Sensing Strategy. Sensors 2011, 11, 11000-11020.

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