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Comparative study on connected component labeling algorithms for embedded video processing systems.

Conference Proceeding
Walczyk, R., Armitage, A., & Binnie, D. (2010)
Comparative study on connected component labeling algorithms for embedded video processing systems. In H. Deligiannidis (Ed.), Proceedings of the IPCV'10
The objective of this paper is to carry out a detailed analysis of the most popular connected components labeling (CCL) algorithms for binary images. This study investigates t...

An embedded real-time pedestrian detection system using an infrared camera.

Conference Proceeding
Walczyk, R., Armitage, A., & Binnie, D. (2010)
An embedded real-time pedestrian detection system using an infrared camera. In IET Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC 2009)https://doi.org/10.1049/cp.2009.1716
An FPGA-based implementation of a pedestrian detection system using thermal infrared imaging is presented. The main feature of the processing platform is its ability to detec...

The dynamic decode-and-forward channel: SNR allocation.

Conference Proceeding
Maagh, S., Sharp, J., & Binnie, D. (2013)
The dynamic decode-and-forward channel: SNR allocation. In Telecommunications forum: TELFOR 2013, (319-322). https://doi.org/10.1109/TELFOR.3013.6716234
In the half-duplex relay channel applying the decode-and-forward protocol the relay introduces energy over random time intervals into the channel as observed at the destinatio...

A comparison of video and infrared based tracking of pedestrian movements.

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Kerridge, J., Kukla, R., Willis, A., Armitage, A., Binnie, D., & Lei, L. (2005)
A comparison of video and infrared based tracking of pedestrian movements. In S. P. Hoogendoom, S. Luding, P. H. L. Bovy, M. Schreckenberg, & D. E. Wolf (Eds.), Traffic and granular flow 03, 383-392. https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-28091-X_37
We provide a comparison of the relative merits of video and infrared based methods for collecting pedestrian movements from the real world and also from experimental environme...

Monitoring the movement of pedestrians using low-cost infrared detectors: initial findings.

Conference Proceeding
Kerridge, J., Armitage, A., Binnie, D., Lei, L., & Sumpter, N. (2003)
Monitoring the movement of pedestrians using low-cost infrared detectors: initial findings
Monitoring the movement of pedestrians in everyday environments is difficult, especially if accurate data are required. Typically, data pertaining to the origins and destinati...

Tracking pedestrians using visible and infrared systems

Conference Proceeding
Armitage, A., Binnie, D., Chamberlain, T., Nilsson, M., & Rutter, M. (2005)
Tracking pedestrians using visible and infrared systems. In Universities Transport Study Group conference, 1-9
In this paper, we will describe a number of research projects at Napier University on pedestrian tracking. This work started with systems based on ordinary cameras working at ...

Infrared sensing using pyroelectric polymers.

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Armitage, A., Benjamin, K., Setiadi, D., Weller, H., & Binnie, D. (1996)
Infrared sensing using pyroelectric polymers. In A. T. Augousti, & N. M. White (Eds.), Sensors & their Applications VIII, 297-302
This paper describes a programme of work intended to develop inexpensive infrared imagers. The technology is based on the pyroelectric effect in the polymer PVDF, and a copoly...

A touchless passive Infrared gesture sensor.

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Wojtczuk, P., Binnie, D., Armitage, A., Chamberlain, T., & Giebeler, C. (2013)
A touchless passive Infrared gesture sensor. In Proceeding of the ACM Symposium on User Interface Technology, 67-68. https://doi.org/10.1145/2508468.2514713
A sensing device for a touchless, hand gesture, user interface based on an inexpensive passive infrared pyroelectric detector array is presented. The 2 x 2 element sensor resp...

Adaptive PN code acquisition in multi-path spread spectrum communications using FPGA.

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Wei, B., Sharif, M., Binnie, D. & Almaini, A. E. A. (2007)
Adaptive PN code acquisition in multi-path spread spectrum communications using FPGA. In Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Signals, Circuits and Systems, 573-576. ISBN 978-1424409686
Performance of two pseudonoise (PN) code detectors was tested. Cell averaging (CA) and order Statistics (OS) constant false alarm rates (CFAR) were analysed against mean acqui...

Measuring pedestrian trajectories with low cost infrared detectors: Preliminary results.

Conference Proceeding
Armitage, A., Binnie, D., Kerridge, J. & Lei, L. (2002)
Measuring pedestrian trajectories with low cost infrared detectors: Preliminary results. In Galea, E. R. (Ed.). Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics: 2nd International Conference held at the Old Naval College, University of Greenwich, London, 20-22 August 2003, 101-110. ISBN 9781904521082
The accurate measurement of pedestrian trajectories has been difficult to achieve in environments other than carefully controlled laboratories. Traditional techniques include ...