Detection of Objects in Motion—A Survey of Video Surveillance


Video surveillance system is the most important issue in homeland security field. It is used as a security system because of its ability to track and to detect a particular person. To overcome the lack of the conventional video surveillance system that is based on human perception, we introduce a novel cognitive video surveillance system (CVS) that is based on mobile agents. CVS offers important attributes such as suspect objects detection and smart camera cooperation for people tracking. According to many studies, an agent-based approach is appropriate for distributed systems, since mobile agents can transfer copies of themselves to other servers in the system.

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J. Raiyn, "Detection of Objects in Motion—A Survey of Video Surveillance," Advances in Internet of Things, Vol. 3 No. 4, 2013, pp. 73-78. doi: 10.4236/ait.2013.34010.

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