Intelligent stolen vehicle detection using video sensing

Rami Al-Hmouz*, Subhash Challa

*Corresponding author for this work

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This paper focuses on the problem of Color Recognition from natural images under various illumination conditions. The most likely colors of the vehicle are estimated in different regions of the car image around the plate and the results from these regions are fused using the famous Bayes ' rule. The application of the information fusion enhanced color recognition technology in stolen vehicle identification is also proposed in this paper. The basic approach is based on jointly estimating the license plate characters and other features of the car like its color and type and matching them with the registered car databases. If there is an inconsistency, the proposed method classifies the vehicle under observation as possibly stolen.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference Proceedings of 2007 Information, Decision and Control, IDC
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes
Event2007 Information, Decision and Control, IDC - Adelaide, Australia
Duration: Feb 12 2007Feb 14 2007

Publication series

NameConference Proceedings of 2007 Information, Decision and Control, IDC


Other2007 Information, Decision and Control, IDC


  • ALPR
  • Color recognition
  • Pattern recognition

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Information Systems
  • Information Systems and Management

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