Automatic Recognition of Road Sign Passo-Carrabile

  • Luca Lombardi
  • Roberto Marmo
  • Andrea Toccalini
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3617)


This paper describes a method to detect and identify the typical italian road sign passo-carrabile. The system first determines the region of interest within the image, using color segmentation, then the signal of no waiting is identified using shape and color information, and finally the text label passo-carrabile is recognised with a state diagram and a set of specific tests on the shape of the words. The obtained results show the feasibility of the system.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luca Lombardi
    • 1
  • Roberto Marmo
    • 1
  • Andrea Toccalini
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Informatica e SistemisticaUniversity of PaviaPaviaItaly

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