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How to detect a fallen person with a camera image?

asked 2014-02-20 09:14:00 -0500

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updated 2014-02-21 02:04:44 -0500

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I know that Haar-based Detectors For Pedestrian Detection will never work and I was wondering if there is another cascade already tested to work with. The camera is mounted on a mobile robot, then is not a fixed camera. Thanks

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answered 2014-02-20 11:43:47 -0500

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updated 2014-02-20 11:44:46 -0500

There is a niche field of study concerning detection of fallen persons, so there are some available references, though I don't know of a cascade classifier ready to go. You'll likely need to train your own (and Haar is considered inferior to traincascade now);

Detecting falls and poses in image silhouettes http://publications.lib.chalmers.se/records/fulltext/178169/178169.pdf

This next reference should apply directly to your need;

Fallen Person Detection for Mobile Robots using 3D Depth Data http://www.tu-ilmenau.de/fileadmin/media/neurob/publications/conferences_int/2013/Volkhardt-SMC-2013c.pdf

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I ask of the person who gave me a down arrow to please explain why my response is unhelpful. @gloria@berak , I'd like to know what I'm doing wrong, so that I don't do it again.

Will Stewart gravatar imageWill Stewart ( 2014-02-21 08:11:02 -0500 )edit
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