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Social Distance Evaluation in Transportation Systems and Other Public Spaces using Deep Learning

Published Online: 30 Apr 2022
Volume & Issue: Volume 23 (2022) - Issue 2 (April 2022)
Page range: 160 - 167
Journal Details
License
Format
Journal
eISSN
1407-6179
First Published
20 Mar 2000
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4 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

This research put forward an efficacious real-time deep learning-based technique to automate the process of monitoring the social distancing in transportation systems (e.g., bus stops, railway stations, airport terminals, etc.) and other public spaces with the purpose to mitigate the impact of coronavirus pandemic. The proposed technique makes use of the YOLOv3 model to segregate humans from the background of each image of a surveillance video and the linear Kalman filter for tracking the humans’ motion even in case in which another object or person overlaps the trajectory of the person under analysis. The performance of the model in human detection is extremely high as demonstrated by the accuracy of the model that reaches values higher than 95%. The detection algorithm can be applied for alerting people to keep a safe distance from each other when they are in crowded places or in groups.

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