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A Dynamic Reconfigurable Hardware/Software Architecture for Object Tracking in Video Streams

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This paper presents the design and implementation of a feature tracker on an embedded reconfigurable hardware system. Contrary to other works, the focus here is on the efficient hardware/software partitioning of the feature tracker algorithm, a viable data flow management, as well as an efficient use of memory and processor features. The implementation is done on a Xilinx Spartan 3 evaluation board and the results provided show the superiority of our implementation compared to the other works.

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Mühlbauer, F., Bobda, C. A Dynamic Reconfigurable Hardware/Software Architecture for Object Tracking in Video Streams. J Embedded Systems 2006, 082564 (2006). https://doi.org/10.1155/ES/2006/82564

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