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A unified framework for false alarm reduction using scene context from airborne…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Award ID:
81276
Program Year/Program:
2009 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
07SB2-0308
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
ObjectVideo
11600 Sunrise Valley Drive Suite # 210 Reston, VA 20191-
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2009
Title: A unified framework for false alarm reduction using scene context from airborne sensors
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Contract: W31P4Q-09-C-0268
Award Amount: $1,549,426.00
 

Abstract:

This SBIR Phase II project will develop an integrated system that will extract scene and geometric context from aerial videos and utilize it for robust target detection and false alarm mitigation. The key innovation in this effort is to place localized target detection in the context of the overall 3D scene, its constituents, and activities by modeling the interdependence of targets, scene elements, scene and sensor's geometry, and target-movement patterns. The Phase I of this effort demonstrated the proof of this concept by developing core technologies that included i) extraction of scene elements (such as, roads, vegetation, buildings) from the imagery, ii) parallax modeling, iii) extraction of geometric context (for example, parallax motion field and relative structure), iv) sensor modeling, and v) context based false alarm reduction. The Phase II effort will be focused towards refinement, advancement, and integration of these enabling technologies as well as handling operational issues that include efficient and effective processing of compressed videos, very high resolution imagery, and sensor metadata. In particular, the Phase II effort will include: implementation and refinement of enabling algorithms, development of an integrated system, software and algorithmic optimization, and detailed quantitative and qualitative evaluation of the system and its components.

Principal Investigator:

Khurram Hassan-Shafique
Research Scientist
7036549300
kshafique@objectvideo.com

Business Contact:

Paul Brewer
VP, New Technology
7036549314
pbrewer@objectvideo.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

OBJECTVIDEO
11600 Sunrise Valley Drive Suite # 290 Reston, VA 20191

EIN/Tax ID: 541969286
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Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No