Safety Quantification of Intersections Using Computer Vision Techniques

  • Mohammad Shokrolah Shirazi
  • Brendan Morris
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9474)


Vision-based safety analysis is a difficult task since traditional motion-based techniques work poorly when pedestrians and vehicles stop due to traffic signals. This work presents a tracking method in order to provide a robust tracking of pedestrians and vehicles, and quantify safety through investigating the tracks. Surrogate safety measurements are estimated including TTC and DTI values for a highly cluttered video of Las Vegas intersection and the performance of the tracking system is evaluated at detection and tracking steps separately.


Bipartite Graph Optical Flow Gaussian Mixture Model Local Binary Pattern Traffic Signal 
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The authors acknowledge the Nevada Department of Transportation for their support of this research.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Nevada, Las VegasLas VegasUSA

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