A New Object Tracking Framework for Interest Point Based Feature Extraction Algorithms

  • Zafer Guler
  • Ahmet Cinar
  • Erdal Ozbay
Keywords: Feature extraction, Object tracking, SIFT, SURF


This paper presents a novel object tracking framework for interest point based feature extracting algorithms. The proposed framework uses the feature extracting algorithm without making any changes and it relies on outlier detection, object modelling, and object tracking. At first, the keypoints are extracted by using a feature extraction algorithm. Then, incorrect keypoint matches are detected by the DBScan algorithm. The second step of our tracking framework is object modelling. The object model is defined as a bounding box. The box model has six points and each of these points has its own Gaussian model. Finally, the Gaussian model is performed for object tracking. In object tracking, the old five values are retained to detect incorrect position information. Thus, while the object movements are softened, the instant deviations are eliminated also. Our interest point based object tracking framework (IPBOT) works with any interest point based feature extracting algorithm. Thus, a new algorithm can be added to the object tracking framework with a short integration process. The experiment results show that the proposed tracker significantly improves the success rate of the object tracking.

How to Cite
Guler, Z., Cinar, A., & Ozbay, E. (2020). A New Object Tracking Framework for Interest Point Based Feature Extraction Algorithms. Elektronika Ir Elektrotechnika, 26(1), 63-71. https://doi.org/10.5755/j01.eie.26.1.25311

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