Object tracking using active appearance models

Mikkel Bille Stegmann, Søren I. Olsen (Editor)

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    Abstract

    This paper demonstrates that (near) real-time object tracking can be accomplished by the deformable template model; the Active Appearance Model (AAM) using only low-cost consumer electronics such as a PC and a web-camera. Successful object tracking of perspective, rotational and translational transformations was carried out using a training set of five images. The tracker was automatically initialised by a described multi-scale initialisation method and achieved a performance in the range of 7-10 frames per second.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProc. 10th Danish Conference on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis
    PublisherDepartment of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen (DIKU)
    Publication date2001
    Pages54-60
    Publication statusPublished - 2001

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