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International Journal of Information Technology & Computer Science ( IJITCS )

Abstract :

Intelligent Vehicle driving Safety assistant systems have become an essential necessity nowadays as the growth of automation of daily life careers increases. One of its functions is the ability of recognizing the traffic lights and detecting their status. In this paper, a system for monitoring the traffic light status is presented, by passing the video frames through shape and color classifiers. The shape classifier is based on the extracted edges as the classifier parameter. It uses Multilayer Feed forward Neural Network for classification. Alternately, the shape classifier can be implemented using template matching where the traffic light is detected using its perspectives ratio and the matching with prepared traffic light templates is accomplished. The color classifier uses a range of the red color histogram to recognize the red color of the traffic light. The experimental results show that the proposed system has high performance both in shape and color detection.

Keywords :

: Intelligent driving systems; image processing; image matching; neural network; Artificial Intelligent.

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