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Automatic Accident Detection Techniques using CCTV Surveillance Videos: Methods, Data sets and Learning Strategies

Shilpa Jahagirdar; Sanjay Koli

Blue Eyes Intelligence Engineering & Sciences Publication (BEIESP)

Intelligent communities are utilizing different creative ideas to improve the quality of human life. Due to fast growing sizes of our cities, need of travelling is constantly increasing, which in turn has increased count of vehicles on the roads. Increasing number of vehicles on the roads has brought about numerous difficulties for Street Traffic Management Authorities. Amongst different traffic related issues, road accidents are something worth giving attention to and have to be on the priority list. This paper describes various automatic road accident detection techniques, which automatically detect accidents using surveillance videos in real-time. As these methods do not consider various lighting conditions, changing weather conditions and different traffic patterns, none of the methods are robust enough to address all the incidences of the accident. In this paper, authors have described and compared many such methods.

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