Data-driven vehicle identification by image matching

Jose A. Rodriguez-Serrano, Harsimrat Sandhawalia, Raja Bala, Florent Perronnin, Craig Saunders

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Vehicle identification from images has been predominantly addressed through automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) techniques which detect and recognize the characters in the plate region of the image. We move away from traditional ALPR techniques and advocate for a data-driven approach for vehicle identification. Here, given a plate image region, the idea is to search for a near-duplicate image in an annotated database; if found, the identity of the near-duplicate is transferred to the input region. Although this approach could be perceived as impractical, we actually demonstrate that it is feasible with state-of-the-art image representations, and that it presents some advantages in terms of speed, and time-to-deploy. To overcome the issue of identifying previously unseen identities, we propose an image simulation approach where photo-realistic images of license plates are generated for desired plate numbers. We demonstrate that there is no perceivable performance difference between using synthetic and real plates. We also improve the matching accuracy using similarity learning, which is in the spirit of domain adaptation.

Idioma originalAnglès
Títol de la publicacióComputer Vision, ECCV 2012 - Workshops and Demonstrations, Proceedings
EditorSpringer Verlag
Pàgines536-545
Nombre de pàgines10
EdicióPART 2
ISBN (imprès)9783642338670
DOIs
Estat de la publicacióPublicada - 2012
Publicat externament
EsdevenimentComputer Vision, ECCV 2012 - Workshops and Demonstrations, Proceedings - Florence, Italy
Durada: 7 d’oct. 201213 d’oct. 2012

Sèrie de publicacions

NomLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
NombrePART 2
Volum7584 LNCS
ISSN (imprès)0302-9743
ISSN (electrònic)1611-3349

Conferència

ConferènciaComputer Vision, ECCV 2012 - Workshops and Demonstrations, Proceedings
País/TerritoriItaly
CiutatFlorence
Període7/10/1213/10/12

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