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International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems

Professor Subhas Chandra Mukhopadhyay

Exeley Inc. (New York)

Subject: Computational Science & Engineering, Engineering, Electrical & Electronic


eISSN: 1178-5608



VOLUME 8 , ISSUE 4 (December 2015) > List of articles


Elyas Abbasi Jennat Abadi * / Soheyl Akhlaghi Amiri * / Masoud Goharimanesh * / Aliakbar Akbari *

Keywords : Image Processing, Wavelet Transform, Feature Vector, Similarity Factor.

Citation Information : International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems. Volume 8, Issue 4, Pages 2,212-2,230, DOI:

License : (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

Received Date : 20-August-2015 / Accepted: 15-November-2015 / Published Online: 01-December-2015



Today, using intelligent transport systems such as identifying vehicle type for monitoring traffic in urban areas can advantage a lot. In this paper, a new method has been presented to detect vehicle type with only one reference image per class. Our algorithm is based on searching mean gradients and analysing these changes by Daubechies wavelet transformation. Firstly, a feature vector is obtained based on the car boundary changes of the side view image in proposed system. This vector is then analyzed by Daubechies wavelet transformation and three statistical criteria; variance, norm-1 and norm-2 are extracted from wavelet coefficients. Finally, a similarity factor is defined to detect the same type of vehicles. The proposed algorithm is resistant against car edge negligible changes and the experimental results indicate the high performance of system in detecting the vehicle types.

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