Skip to main content

Data Simulation and Testing of Visual Algorithms in Synthetic Environments for Security Sensor Networks

  • Conference paper
Future Security (Future Security 2012)

Part of the book series: Communications in Computer and Information Science ((CCIS,volume 318))

Included in the following conference series:

Abstract

Current development of security sensor networks and their processing algorithms use pre-recorded or abstract data streams for testing, often missing important ground truth for validation. This paper proposes a simulation-based test bed, presenting an approach to use commercial off the shelf virtual reality environments to create adaptive simulations of sensors, data streams and scenarios for training and testing perceptive algorithms. An example using airborne visual multi object tracking is discussed and validated.

This is a preview of subscription content, log in via an institution to check access.

Access this chapter

Chapter
USD 29.95
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • Available as PDF
  • Read on any device
  • Instant download
  • Own it forever
eBook
USD 39.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • Available as PDF
  • Read on any device
  • Instant download
  • Own it forever
Softcover Book
USD 54.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • Compact, lightweight edition
  • Dispatched in 3 to 5 business days
  • Free shipping worldwide - see info

Tax calculation will be finalised at checkout

Purchases are for personal use only

Institutional subscriptions

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Similar content being viewed by others

References

  1. Medusa Consortium: Multi Sensor Data Fusion Grid for Urban Situational Awareness, http://medusa-project.eu

  2. Collins, R., Lipton, A., Fujiyoshi, H., Kanade, T.: Algorithms for cooperative multisensor surveillance. Proc. of the IEEE 89(10), 1456–1477 (2001)

    Article  Google Scholar 

  3. Doulaverakis, C., Konstantinou, N., Knape, T., Kompatsiaris, I., Soldatos, J.: An approach to intelligent information fusion in sensor saturated urban environments. In: Proc. of IEEE European Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference (EISIC), pp. 108–115 (2011)

    Google Scholar 

  4. Burger, W., Barth, M.J.: Virtual Reality for enhanced computer vision. In: Proc. IFIP 5.10 Workshop on Virtual Environments (1994)

    Google Scholar 

  5. Hummel, G., Stütz, P.: Conceptual design of a simulation test bed for ad-hoc sensor networks based on a serious gaming environment. In: Proc. Intl. Training and Education Conference, ITEC (2011)

    Google Scholar 

  6. Kovács, L.: Benedek, C.: Visual real-time detection, recognition and tracking of ground and airborne targets. In: Proc. Computational Imaging IX, SPIE-IS&T Electronic Imaging, vol. 7873, pp. 787311-1–787311-12. SPIE (2011)

    Google Scholar 

  7. Máttyus, G., Benedek, C., Szirányi, T.: Multi target tracking on aerial videos. In: Proc. of ISPRS Workshop on Modeling of Optical Airborne and Space Borne Sensors (2010)

    Google Scholar 

  8. Taixe, L.L., Heydt, M., Rosenhahn, A., Rosenhahn, B.: Automatic tracking of swimming microorganisms in 4D digital in-line holography data. In: Proc. of WMVC, pp. 1–9 (2009)

    Google Scholar 

  9. Virtual Battlespace 2, Bohemia Interactive Simulations, http://armory.bisimulations.com/products/vbs2/overview

  10. Amir, Y., Nita-Rotaru, C., Stanton, J., Tsudik, G.: Secure Spread: An Integrated Architecture for Secure Group Communication. IEEE Trans. on DSC 2(3), 248–266 (2005)

    Google Scholar 

  11. Salehi, A., Riahi, M., Michel, S., Aberer, K.: GSN, middleware for Stream World. In: Proc. of 10th Intl. Conf. on Mobile Data Management, MDM (2009)

    Google Scholar 

Download references

Author information

Authors and Affiliations

Authors

Editor information

Editors and Affiliations

Rights and permissions

Reprints and permissions

Copyright information

© 2012 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg

About this paper

Cite this paper

Hummel, G., Kovács, L., Stütz, P., Szirányi, T. (2012). Data Simulation and Testing of Visual Algorithms in Synthetic Environments for Security Sensor Networks. In: Aschenbruck, N., Martini, P., Meier, M., Tölle, J. (eds) Future Security. Future Security 2012. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 318. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-33161-9_31

Download citation

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-33161-9_31

  • Publisher Name: Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg

  • Print ISBN: 978-3-642-33160-2

  • Online ISBN: 978-3-642-33161-9

  • eBook Packages: Computer ScienceComputer Science (R0)

Publish with us

Policies and ethics