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Modélisation des relations spatiales entre objets en mouvement

Abstract : Spatial relations between different image regions are helpful in image understanding, interpretation and computer vision applications. Spatio-temporal analysis involves the integration of spatial relations changing over time between moving objects of a dynamic scene. Spatio-temporal relations are defined for a selected time interval using 3D geometry or extension of 2D object geometry to the time dimension with sequence occurrence of primitive events for each snapshot. Modeling dynamic spatial relations takes into account the relative object position and their directional relations; this involves the topological, directional and distance relations and their logical extension to the temporal domain. In this thesis, a method for combining topological and directional relations information is discussed where 1D temporal fuzzy Allen relations are applied in spatial domain. Initially, the method has a high computational cost. This computing cost is due to the object approximation and the fuzzification algorithm of segments. The computing time has been using polygonal object approximation. Fuzzification algorithm is replaced with fuzzy aggregation operators for segments of a longitudinal section. In this method, two dimensional topological relations are represented in a histogram. The representation method for two dimensional spatial relations has been changed. These fuzzy relations are not Jointly Exhaustive and Pairwise Disjoint (JEPD). An algorithm for defuzzification of spatial relations is proposed to realize JEPD set of spatial relations, these JEPD spatial relations are represented in a neighborhood graph. In this neighborhood graph, each node represents the topological and directional relation. This method is further extended for defining spatio-temporal relations using space and time data model, a set of spatio-temporal relations are also elaborated using the stability property in topology. In an application, a method for spatio-temporal reasoning based on this new model is developed. Spatio-temporal reasoning consists of developing the composition tables for spatial relations. Composition table for topological relations are rearranged into sub-tables. Entities in these sub-tables are related to each other and mathematical rules are defined for composition of spatial relations which elaborate the relation between entities of sub-tables. In another application, we propose a method for motion event predictions between moving objects. It is a similar process to the spatio-temporal reasoning. Dynamic objects occupy different places at different time points, these objects have multiple choices for subsequent positions and a unique history. Prediction about motion events take into account the history of a moving object and predict about the semantics of a motion event.
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Nadeem Salamat. Modélisation des relations spatiales entre objets en mouvement. Autre [cs.OH]. Université de La Rochelle, 2011. Français. ⟨NNT : 2011LAROS339⟩. ⟨tel-00718399⟩



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