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A Vehicular Queue Length Measurement System in Real-Time Based on SSD Network

Published Online: 22 Feb 2021
Page range: 29 - 38
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Vehicular queue length measurement is an important parameter to detect the traffic congestion, which is resulted from several issues such as traffic lights, accidents, and poor roads infrastructures. In this paper, a system in real-time is proposed to detect and measure the vehicular queue length at intersections. The proposed system consists of two main steps: the first step is the detection of queue by using frames differencing method to detect the motion in the target areas. If there is no a motion, then the second step is implemented to detect the vehicles in these areas by using Single Shot Multibox Detector (SSD) algorithm. If there are vehicles, that means the queue exists and the measurement process begins. Some modifications are applied on SSD algorithm to fit with in our system and to improve the accuracy of the vehicle detection process. The system is applied on videos obtained by stationary cameras. The experiments demonstrate that this system is able to accurately detect and measure the vehicular queue length.

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