Comprehensive Data Set for Automatic Single Camera Visual Speed Measurement

In this paper, the authors focus on traffic camera calibration and a visual speed measurement from a single monocular camera, which is an important task of visual traffic surveillance. Existing methods addressing this problem are difficult to compare due to a lack of a common data set with reliable ground truth. Therefore, it is not clear how the methods compare in various aspects and what factors are affecting their performance. They captured a new data set of 18 full-HD videos, each around 1 hour long, captured at six different locations. Vehicles in the videos (20 865 instances in total) are annotated with the precise speed measurements from optical gates using LiDAR and verified with several reference GPS tracks. The authors made the data set available for download and it contains the videos and metadata (calibration, lengths of features in image, annotations, and so on) for future comparison and evaluation. Camera calibration is the most crucial part of the speed measurement; therefore, they provide a brief overview of the methods and analyze a recently published method for fully automatic camera calibration and vehicle speed measurement and report the results on this data set in detail.


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  • Accession Number: 01707492
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TLIB, TRIS
  • Created Date: May 2 2019 2:59PM