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Title: Systems and methods for maintaining multiple objects within a camera field-of-view

Abstract

In one embodiment, a system and method for maintaining objects within a camera field of view include identifying constraints to be enforced, each constraint relating to an attribute of the viewed objects, identifying a priority rank for the constraints such that more important constraints have a higher priority that less important constraints, and determining the set of solutions that satisfy the constraints relative to the order of their priority rank such that solutions that satisfy lower ranking constraints are only considered viable if they also satisfy any higher ranking constraints, each solution providing an indication as to how to control the camera to maintain the objects within the camera field of view.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
University of Florida Research Foundation Inc., Gainesville, FL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1241517
Patent Number(s):
9288449
Application Number:
13/057,073
Assignee:
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC. (Gainesville, FL)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H04 - ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE H04N - PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
DOE Contract Number:  
FG04-86NE37967
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2009 Aug 05
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING; 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; 99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS

Citation Formats

Gans, Nicholas R., and Dixon, Warren. Systems and methods for maintaining multiple objects within a camera field-of-view. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Gans, Nicholas R., & Dixon, Warren. Systems and methods for maintaining multiple objects within a camera field-of-view. United States.
Gans, Nicholas R., and Dixon, Warren. Tue . "Systems and methods for maintaining multiple objects within a camera field-of-view". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1241517.
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