Carmen GHEORGHE, Nicolae FILIP


Video detection of vehicles in road traffic can measure traffic parameters like traffic flow, speed, and density. This article presents the opportunities and challenges encountered in applying the image processing technique to video files obtained through the video camera of a drone. The purpose of this research is to highlight the opportunities and challenges encountered in video detection using a vehicle counting application developed in Matlab. The results show that the main opportunities are related to providing an overview of the traffic on an analysed road segment, but also to obtaining the most important traffic parameter, vehicle flow. The challenges are closely related to the weather conditions that directly influence video detection.


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