Advertisement

An intelligent system for automatic fire detection in forests

  • V. Cappellini
  • L. Mattii
  • A. Mecocci
Applications
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 399)

Abstract

Fire detection is a very important problem today due to the economical, ecological and naturalistic value of forests for our world. In this paper it is presented a system that detects fire and operates in real-time by using some TV cameras, suitably placed in the external environment.

The detection is obtained through a completely new approach based on the dynamic evolution of fire smokes classified by means of Artificial Intelligence techniques.

Keywords

Fire Detection Artificial Intelligence Technique White Blob Automatic Fire Detection Refutation Tree 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. (1).
    J.R. Stearns et alii, "Airborne infrared observation and analysis of a large forest fire", Applied Optics, vol.25 n.15, August 1986.Google Scholar
  2. (2).
    H.J. Shaw, "Development of a Canadian infrared forest fire mapping Operational Program", Fifth. Int.Symp. on Remote Sensing of Environment, MI, May 1981.Google Scholar
  3. (3).
    G. Carraro Moda, "Gli incendi boschivi", Edizione DEI, Roma 1987.Google Scholar
  4. (4).
    K.W. Pratt, "Digital Image Processing", Wiley&Sons, New York 1978.Google Scholar
  5. (5).
    V Cappellini, "Elaborazione numerica delle immagini", Boringhieri, Torino 1985.Google Scholar
  6. (6).
    R. Jain, "Difference and accumulative difference pictures in dynamic scene analysis", Imagine and Computer Vision, vol.2 n.2, May 1984.Google Scholar
  7. (7).
    A. Mecocci, "Moving Object Detection and Classification in Real World Scenes", Proc. Int. Work. on Time-Varying Image Processing and Moving Object Recognition, Florence, Sept. 1986.Google Scholar
  8. (8).
    L. Mattii, "Riconoscimento automatico degli incendi boschivi", Tesi di laurea, Firenze 1988.Google Scholar
  9. (9).
    E. Rich, "Intelligenza artificiale", Mc Graw-Hill, Milano 1986.Google Scholar
  10. (10).
    E. Mendelson, "Introduzione alla logica matematica", Boringhieri, Torino 1972.Google Scholar
  11. (11).
    N.J. Nilsson, "Principles of Artificial Intelligence", Tioga, Palo Alto, California 1980.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Cappellini
    • 1
  • L. Mattii
    • 1
  • A. Mecocci
    • 1
  1. 1.Dip. Ing. ElettronicaFirenzeItaly

Personalised recommendations