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A Particle Filtering and DSmT Based Approach for Conflict Resolving in case of Target Tracking with Multiple Cues


In this paper, we propose an efficient and robust method for multiple targets tracking in cluttered scenes using multiple cues. Our approach combines the use of Monte Carlo sequential filtering for tracking and Dezert-Smarandache theory (DSmT) to integrate the information provided by the different cues. The use of DSmT provides the necessary framework to quantify and overcome the conflict that might appear between the cues due to the occlusion. Our tracking approach is tested with color and location cues on a cluttered scene where multiple targets are involved in partial or total occlusion.

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Sun, Y., Bentabet, L. A Particle Filtering and DSmT Based Approach for Conflict Resolving in case of Target Tracking with Multiple Cues. J Math Imaging Vis 36, 159–167 (2010).

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  • Multiple targets tracking
  • Sequential Monte-Carlo
  • Dezert-Smarandache theory
  • Cue combination