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2015 28th SIBGRAPI Conference on Graphics, Patterns and Images (SIBGRAPI) (2015)
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Aug. 26, 2015 to Aug. 29, 2015
ISSN: 1530-1834
ISBN: 978-1-4673-7961-8
pp: 95-102
Emergency events involving fire are potentially harmful, demanding a fast and precise decision making. The use of crowd sourcing image and videos on crisis management systems can aid in these situations by providing more information than verbal/textual descriptions. Due to the usual high volume of data, automatic solutions need to discard non-relevant content without losing relevant information. There are several methods for fire detection on video using color-based models. However, they are not adequate for still image processing, because they can suffer on high false-positive results. These methods also suffer from parameters with little physical meaning, which makes fine tuning a difficult task. In this context, we propose a novel fire detection method for still images that uses classification based on color features combined with texture classification on super pixel regions. Our method uses a reduced number of parameters if compared to previous works, easing the process of fine tuning the method. Results show the effectiveness of our method of reducing false-positives while its precision remains compatible with the state-of-the-art methods.
Image color analysis, Feature extraction, Videos, Training, Clustering algorithms, Color, Proposals

D. Y. Chino, L. P. Avalhais, J. F. Rodrigues and A. J. Traina, "BoWFire: Detection of Fire in Still Images by Integrating Pixel Color and Texture Analysis," 2015 28th SIBGRAPI Conference on Graphics, Patterns and Images (SIBGRAPI), Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, 2015, pp. 95-102.
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