Detecting Parked Vehicles in Static Images Using Simple Spectral Features in the ‘SM4Public’ System

  • Dariusz FrejlichowskiEmail author
  • Katarzyna Gościewska
  • Adam Nowosielski
  • Paweł Forczmański
  • Radosław Hofman
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9164)


In the paper, the use of selected algorithms for the detection of specific objects and extraction of their characteristics from static images is presented. The problem concerns the selection of algorithms to be implemented in the ‘SM4Public’ security system for public spaces and is focused on specific system working scenario: detecting vehicles parked in restricted areas. Two popular feature extractors based on the Discrete Cosine Transform and Discrete Fourier Transform were experimentally tested. The paper contains the description of the ‘SM4Public’ system, explanation of the problem and presentation of similar solutions given in the literature. The stress is put on the definition of the employed feature extractors and the description of the experimental results.


Feature Vector Video Sequence Discrete Cosine Transform Discrete Fourier Transform Video Surveillance 
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The project “Security system for public spaces—‘SM4Public’ prototype construction and implementation” (original title: Budowa i wdrożenie prototypu systemu bezpieczeństwa przestrzeni publicznej ‘SM4Public’) is a project co-founded by European Union (EU) (project number PL: POIG.01.04.00-32-244/13, value: 12.936.684,77 PLN, EU contribution: 6.528.823,81 PLN, realization period: 01.06.2014–31.10.2015). European Funds—for the development of innovative economy (Fundusze Europejskie—dla rozwoju innowacyjnej gospodarki).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dariusz Frejlichowski
    • 1
    Email author
  • Katarzyna Gościewska
    • 1
    • 2
  • Adam Nowosielski
    • 1
  • Paweł Forczmański
    • 1
  • Radosław Hofman
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Computer Science and Information TechnologyWest Pomeranian University of Technology, SzczecinSzczecinPoland
  2. 2.Smart Monitor Sp. Z o.o.SzczecinPoland

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