Road Sign Detection and Recognition System for Real-Time Embedded Applications

Md Sallah, Siti Sarah and Hussin, Fawnizu Azmadi and Yusoff, Mohd Zuki (2011) Road Sign Detection and Recognition System for Real-Time Embedded Applications. In: International Conference on Electrical Control and Computer Engineering, 21-22 June 2011, Hyatt Regency, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia.

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In this paper, we propose a road sign detection and recognition algorithm for an embedded application, which requires computationally simple but accurate algorithms. The algorithm is developed by using the Hue Saturation Intensity (HSI) color space to segment the road signs color (red, yellow, blue and white) and the regions of interest (ROI) in order to locate and determine the shape of the road sign (diamond, square, hexagonal and circular) in real street-view images. The shape is then used to classify road signs into four categories, i.e. warning, mandatory, prohibitory and informational signs. The characteristics of the shapes such as area and perimeter variables are used to identify the symbols in the road signs. These variables are compared with the template library which we have developed. The proposed algorithm is tested on the Malaysia’s road signs which are captured on the roadside in their real environment, and the results are reported in this paper.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Departments / MOR / COE: Departments > Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Depositing User: Dr Fawnizu Azmadi Hussin
Date Deposited: 18 Mar 2011 04:11
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2017 08:22

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