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Sensors 2012, 12(6), 8218-8235; doi:10.3390/s120608218
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A Fast MEANSHIFT Algorithm-Based Target Tracking System

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1 State Key Laboratory for Strength & Vibration, School of Aerospace, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an 710049, China 2 State Key Laboratory of Precision Measurement Technology and Instruments, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China 3 College of Astronautics, Northwest Polytechnical University, Xi’an 710072, China
Received: 13 April 2012 / Revised: 9 May 2012 / Accepted: 22 May 2012 / Published: 13 June 2012
(This article belongs to the Section Physical Sensors)
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Abstract

Tracking moving targets in complex scenes using an active video camera is a challenging task. Tracking accuracy and efficiency are two key yet generally incompatible aspects of a Target Tracking System (TTS). A compromise scheme will be studied in this paper. A fast mean-shift-based Target Tracking scheme is designed and realized, which is robust to partial occlusion and changes in object appearance. The physical simulation shows that the image signal processing speed is > 50 frame/s.
Keywords: target tracking system; moving object tracking; fast Mean-Shift algorithm target tracking system; moving object tracking; fast Mean-Shift algorithm
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