Human Behavior Understanding in Networked Sensing: Theory and Applications of Networks of Sensors by Paolo SpagnoloHuman Behavior Understanding in Networked Sensing: Theory and Applications of Networks of Sensors by Paolo Spagnolo

Human Behavior Understanding in Networked Sensing: Theory and Applications of Networks of Sensors

byPaolo SpagnoloEditorPier Luigi Mazzeo, Cosimo Distante

Hardcover | November 25, 2014

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This unique text/reference provides a broad overview of both the technical challenges in sensor network development, and the real-world applications of distributed sensing.

Important aspects of distributed computing in large-scale networked sensor systems are analyzed in the context of human behavior understanding, including such topics as systems design tools and techniques, in-network signals, and information processing. Additionally, the book examines a varied range of application scenarios, covering surveillance, indexing and retrieval, patient care, industrial safety, social and ambient intelligence, and sports analysis.

Topics and features: contains valuable contributions from an international selection of leading experts in the field; presents a high-level introduction to the aims and motivations underpinning distributed sensing; describes decision-making algorithms in the presence of complex sensor networks; provides a detailed analysis of the design, implementation, and development of a distributed network of homogeneous or heterogeneous sensors; reviews the application of distributed sensing to human behavior understanding and autonomous intelligent vehicles; includes a helpful glossary and a list of acronyms.

This authoritative collection offers practical insights of great benefit to graduate students, researchers, and practitioners from such diverse communities as computer vision, networked embedded sensing, and artificial intelligence.

Title:Human Behavior Understanding in Networked Sensing: Theory and Applications of Networks of SensorsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:459 pagesPublished:November 25, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319108069

ISBN - 13:9783319108063


Table of Contents

Part I: Distributed Sensing - Architectures

Towards Cognitive and Perceptive Video Systems
Toygar Akgun, Charles Attwood, Andrea Cavallaro, Christian Fabre, Fabio Poiesi, and Piotr Szczuko

Access-Centric In-Network Storage Optimization in Distributed Sensing Networks
Carsten Grenz, Sven Tomforde, and Jorg Hahner

Decentralized Human Tracking in Visual Sensor Networks: Using Sparse Representation for Efficient Communication
Serhan Coşar and Müjdat Çetin

Real-Time Tracking for Moving Target in WSN with Uncovered Holes
Huan Li, Zhefeng Sun, and Kejie Lu

Sequential Anomaly Detection Using Wireless Sensor Networks in Unknown Environment
Yuanyuan Li, Michael Thomason, and Lynne E. Parker

Part II: Distributed Sensing - Applications

A Full-Scale Hardware Solution for Crowd Evacuation via Multiple Cameras
Dimitrios Portokalidis, Ioakeim G. Georgoudas, Antonios Gasteratos, and Georgios Ch. Sirakoulis

Visual Sensor Networks - Adaptive Online Configuration of Surveillance Networks with Distributed Smart Cameras
Chengnian Long and Jing Wu

Human Detection and Tracking in Healthcare Applications Through the Use of a Network of Sensors
Arnoldo Díaz-Ramírez, Francisco A. Bonino, and Pedro Mejía-Alvarez

Automatic Players Detection and Tracking in Multi-Camera Tennis Videos
Rafael Martín and José M. Martínez

Data Fusion with a Dense Sensor Network for Anomaly Detection in Smart Homes
Kevin Bing-Yung Wong, Tongda Zhang, and Hamid Aghajan

People Counting Across Non-Overlapping Camera Views by Flow Estimation among Foreground Regions
Naoko Nitta, Ryota Akai, and Noboru Babaguchi

2D Human Pose Estimation and Tracking in Non-Overlapping Cameras
Murtaza Taj, Ali Hassan, and Abdul Rafay Khalid

Exploiting Crowd Synthesis for Multi-Camera Human Tracking
Zhixing Jin and Bir Bhanu

Part III: Multi-Robot Systems

Distributed Probabilistic Search and Tracking of Agile Mobile Ground Targets Using a Network of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Liang Sun, Stanley Baek, and Daniel Pack

A Heterogeneous Robotic Network for Distributed Ambient Assisted Living
Antonio Petitti, Donato Di Paola, Annalisa Milella, Pier Luigi Mazzeo, Paolo Spagnolo, Grazia Cicirelli, and Giovanni Attolico

Cooperative Multi-Robot Patrol in an Indoor Infrastructure
David Portugal and Rui P. Rocha

Distributed Thermal Identification and Exploitation for Multiple Soaring UAVs
José Antonio Cobano, David Alejo, Santiago Vera, Guillermo Heredia, Salah Sukkarieh, and Aníbal Ollero

Distributed Coordination of Networked Robots for Perimeter Surveillance Tasks
José J. Acevedo, Begoña C. Arrue, Iván Maza, and Anibal Ollero

Social-Aware Coordination of Multi-Robot Systems Based on Institutions
José N. Pereira, Porfírio Silva, Pedro U. Lima, and Alcherio Martinoli

Design of Safety Map with Collectives of Smartphone Sensors
Dang Viet Chau, Masao KUBO, Hiroshi Sato, and Akira Namatame