An intelligent system for automatic fire detection in forests

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


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.


Fire Detection Artificial Intelligence Technique White Blob Automatic Fire Detection Refutation Tree 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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