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Thermal cameras and applications: a survey

Rikke Gade, Thomas B. Moeslund
2013 Machine Vision and Applications  
Deploying this type of sensor in vision systems eliminates the illumination problems of normal greyscale and RGB cameras.  ...  Moreover, this survey describes the nature of thermal radiation and the technology of thermal cameras.  ...  .: Integration of thermal and visible imagery for robust foreground detection in teleimmersive spaces. In: 11th International Conference on Information Fusion (2008) 84.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00138-013-0570-5 fatcat:pnln65h2ovcfrophfy2eijcbue

Unimodal and Multimodal Perception for Forest Management: Review and Dataset

Daniel Queirós da da Silva, Filipe Neves dos dos Santos, Armando Jorge Sousa, Vítor Filipe, José Boaventura-Cunha
2021 Computation  
Robotics navigation and perception for forest management are challenging due to the existence of many obstacles to detect and avoid and the sharp illumination changes.  ...  This work also makes a comparison between existing perception datasets in the literature and presents a new multimodal dataset, composed by images and laser scanning data, as a contribution for this research  ...  [165] Colour and depth images PNG, CSV da Silva et al. [31] Visible and thermal images JPG, XML Bruce et al. [166] Laser scans; colour and monochrome images ROS Ali et al.  ... 
doi:10.3390/computation9120127 fatcat:m6e75lzcn5dpbh54xbszzgoiri

Taking the Temperature of Sports Arenas [article]

Rikke Gade
2014 Ph.d.-serien for Det Teknisk-Naturvidenskabelige Fakultet, Aalborg Universitet  
We would also like to thank the administration of the building Knud Højgaards Hus in Copenhagen and the company Fokustranslatørerne for allowing access to their roof top terrace for us to install the thermal  ...  Thanks to Louise Schnegell for help with setting up the manuscript in LaTeX.  ...  Hama, "Fusion of infrared and visible images for robust person detection," in Image Fusion. InTech, 2011, pp. 239-264. [162] N. D. Rasmussen, B. S. Morse, M. A. Goodrich, and D.  ... 
doi:10.5278/vbn.phd.engsci.00070 fatcat:qudgoqzxc5bavfyib5wfwkiu5y

Drone Detection and Tracking in Real-Time by Fusion of Different Sensing Modalities [article]

Fredrik Svanström, Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Cristofer Englund
2022 arXiv   pre-print
Sensor fusion is also explored, showing that the system can be made more robust in this way, mitigating false detections of the individual sensors  ...  In conjunction with common video cameras and microphone sensors, we explore the use of thermal infrared cameras, pointed out as a feasible and promising solution that is scarcely addressed in the related  ...  So even with a lower resolution, and using images in grey-scale and not in colour, the thermal infrared sensor performs as well as the visible one.  ... 
arXiv:2207.01927v1 fatcat:pmethaadaffybpqjtftq3k5m7a

Advancements in satellite remote sensing for mapping and monitoring of alien invasive plant species (AIPs)

Lwando Royimani, Onisimo Mutanga, John Odindi, Timothy Dube, Trylee Nyasha Matongera
2018 Physics and Chemistry of the Earth  
Furthermore, the emergence of robust and advanced nonparametric image classification algorithms have been a major development in image classification algorithms.  ...  This work, therefore, provides an overview of advancements in satellite remote sensing for mapping and monitoring of AIPs and associated challenges and opportunities.  ...  However, the full potential of data fusion for optimal detection and mapping of AIPs has not been adequately explored.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.pce.2018.12.004 fatcat:n7wymqa37jdyhjqrx5ebf5e3gy

Emotion and Stress Recognition Related Sensors and Machine Learning Technologies

Kyandoghere Kyamakya, Fadi Al-Machot, Ahmad Haj Mosa, Hamid Bouchachia, Jean Chamberlain Chedjou, Antoine Bagula
2021 Sensors  
Intelligent sociotechnical systems are gaining momentum in today's information-rich society, where different technologies are used to collect data from such systems and mine this data to make useful insights  ...  The two classification models used for stress detection were Random Forest and Bagged tree based ensemble.  ...  Building upon the Viola-Jones algorithm on colour images to detect facial regions of interest (ROIs), the paper proposed as a novel contribution the computation of the error probability for each ROI located  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21072273 pmid:33804987 fatcat:d2clid54gzdatdkmfmtqctspva

The AIDSS Module for Data Acquisition in Crisis Situations and Environmental Protection

Andrija Krtalić, Milan Bajić, Tamara Ivelja, Ivan Racetin
2020 Sensors  
VNIR and thermal infrared sensors are of benefit, because they display the scene in different ways.  ...  For the purposes of aerial data acquisition over a suspected hazardous area, the use of multiple sensors such as visible digital cameras and multi-spectral visible, near infrared (VNIR), hyperspectral  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20051267 pmid:32110938 fatcat:kvtvx7oxofbcnjxuu2fqvbgvui

Advances in remote sensing applications for urban sustainability

Nada Kadhim, Monjur Mourshed, Michaela Bray
2016 Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration  
Various aspects of remote sensing are routinely used to detect and map features and changes on land and sea surfaces, and in the atmosphere that affect urban sustainability.  ...  The proliferation of sustainability thinking in all facets of urban development and management also acts as a catalyst for the increased use of, and advances in, remote sensing for urban applications.  ...  The authors would also like to thank Mr Mohammed Salih and Mrs Amera Ali for a useful discussion on the applications of urban remote sensing.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s41207-016-0007-4 fatcat:lqtm3fzalzbdfiy5aegzhdzhia

A Review on the Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Imaging Sensors for Monitoring and Assessing Plant Stresses

Jayme Garcia Arnal Barbedo
2019 Drones  
Indeed, the use of UAVs for monitoring and assessing crops, orchards, and forests has been growing steadily during the last decade, especially for the management of stresses such as water, diseases, nutrition  ...  This article presents a critical overview of the main advancements on the subject, focusing on the strategies that have been used to extract the information contained in the images captured during the  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The author declares no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/drones3020040 fatcat:33jjpgn6rnanxgrnu7235ooymy

Multispectral Detection of Commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Jan Farlik, Miroslav Kratky, Josef Casar, Vadim Stary
2019 Sensors  
The outputs obtained from calculated, simulated, and experimentally detected values were found via UAV detection distances using specific sensors working in corresponding parts of the frequency spectrum  ...  The authors of this paper analysed the possibility of detecting flying aircraft in several different electro-magnetic spectrum bands.  ...  Acknowledgments: We thank members of the Department of Weapons and Ammunition and the Department of Communication Technologies, Electronic Warfare and Radiolocation, University of Defence, for the special  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19071517 fatcat:4fkceptdgnflvm7g4nq3kvsfpi

Remote sensing and spatial statistical techniques for modelling Ommatissus lybicus (Hemiptera: Tropiduchidae) habitat and population densities

Khalifa M. Al-Kindi, Paul Kwan, Nigel R. Andrew, Mitchell Welch
2017 PeerJ  
The spatial analytical techniques such as Remote Sensing and Spatial Statistics Tools, can help detect and model spatial links and correlations between the presence, absence and density of O. lybicus in  ...  Furthermore, it makes recommendations for future studies, and gives suggestions on monitoring and surveillance methods in designing both local and regional level integrated pest management strategies of  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We thank the Unit of Cultivations Protection in the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries of the Sultanate of Oman for providing the data on DB infestations in the study area.  ... 
doi:10.7717/peerj.3752 pmid:28875085 pmcid:PMC5581945 fatcat:l7u4cb5serartkugs75weqsjm4

From Coastal to Montane Forest Ecosystems, Using Drones for Multi-Species Research in the Tropics

Dede Aulia Rahman, Andre Bonardo Yonathan Sitorus, Aryo Adhi Condro
2021 Drones  
Our approaches prove promising for wildlife surveys using drones in different ecosystems in tropical forests.  ...  We surveyed waterbird populations in Pulau Rambut, a community of ungulates in Baluran and endemic non-human primates in Gunung Halimun-Salak, Indonesia in 2021 using a DJI Matrice 300 RTK and DJI Mavic  ...  Evaluating the efficacy and optimal deployment of thermal infrared and true-colour imaging when using drones for monitoring kangaroos. Drones 2020, 4, 20.  ... 
doi:10.3390/drones6010006 fatcat:yanouviy2zhp3fqxbwfiafkhee

Non-contact physiological monitoring of preterm infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Mauricio Villarroel, Sitthichok Chaichulee, João Jorge, Sara Davis, Gabrielle Green, Carlos Arteta, Andrew Zisserman, Kenny McCormick, Peter Watkinson, Lionel Tarassenko
2019 npj Digital Medicine  
of a patient in the video frame, robustness to changes in lighting conditions, automated identification of suitable time periods and regions of interest from which vital signs can be estimated.  ...  A total of 426.6 h of video and reference vital signs were recorded for 90 sessions from 30 preterm infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) of the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford.  ...  CODE AVAILABILITY Two open-source custom software packages are available at: 69 code for the semiautomatic labelling of skin regions of people in images, and software for annotating the time periods during  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41746-019-0199-5 pmid:31872068 pmcid:PMC6908711 fatcat:t3jzak5otrc2helqmlx6dxunzi

Novel Framework for Outdoor Mobility Assistance and Auditory Display for Visually Impaired People

Wasiq Khan, Abir Hussain, Bilal Khan, Raheel Nawaz, Thar Baker
2019 2019 12th International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering (DeSE)  
Outdoor mobility of Visually Impaired People (VIPs) has always been challenging due to the dynamically varying scenes and environmental states.  ...  The associated challenges are the robust sensing and avoiding diverse types of obstacles, dynamically modelling the changing environmental states (e.g. moving objects, road-works), and effective communication  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors wish to thank Silent Taker Ltd. and Macular Society for their valuable discussions on the proposed framework.  ... 
doi:10.1109/dese.2019.00183 dblp:conf/dese/KhanHKNB19 fatcat:63jonkur4zemvilhltocman32a

A Survey Of Activity Recognition And Understanding The Behavior In Video Survelliance [article]

A. R. Revathi, Dhananjay Kumar
2012 arXiv   pre-print
This paper presents a review of human activity recognition and behaviour understanding in video sequence.  ...  It describes techniques that use to define a general set of activities that are applicable to a wide range of scenes and environments in video sequence.  ...  of forests for fire detection 5) patrolling of highways and railway for accident detection.  ... 
arXiv:1207.6774v1 fatcat:zau7izoouffe7livk6zvxrn5sq
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