Abnormal High-Level Event Recognition in Parking lot

  • Najla Bouarada Ghrab
  • Rania Rebai Boukhriss
  • Emna Fendri
  • Mohamed Hammami
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 736)


In this paper, we presented an approach to automatically detect abnormal high-level events in a parking lot. A high-level event or a scenario is a combination of simple events with spatial, temporal and logical relations. We proposed to define the simple events through a spatio-temporal analysis of features extracted from a low-level processing. The low level processing involves detecting, tracking and classifying moving objects. To naturally model the relations between simpler events, a Petri Nets model was used. The experimental results based on recorded parking video data sets and public data sets illustrate the performance of our approach.


Object classification Simple event Scenario Abnormal event 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Najla Bouarada Ghrab
    • 1
  • Rania Rebai Boukhriss
    • 1
  • Emna Fendri
    • 2
  • Mohamed Hammami
    • 2
  1. 1.MIRACL Laboratory, ISIMSUniversity of SfaxSakiet Ezzeit SfaxTunisia
  2. 2.MIRACL Laboratory, FSSUniversity of SfaxSfaxTunisia

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