MediaEval 2015 Drone Protect Task Privacy Protection inSurveillance Systems Using False Coloring

Çiftçi, Serdar
Korshunov, Pavel
Akyüz, Ahmet Oğuz
Ebrahimi, Touradj
This paper describes privacy protection method based on a false coloring approach for Drone Protect Task of MediaEval 2015. The aim is to obscure regions of a video that are privacy sensitive without sacrificing intelligibility and pleasantness. False coloring transforms the original colors of pixels using a color palette into a different set of colors in which private information is harder to recognize. The method can be applied globally to an entire frame of the video or to a specific region of interest (ROI). The privacy protected output is expected to remain pleasant, and when needed, a close approximation of the original input can be recovered. Benchmarking evaluations on the mini-drone dataset show promising results, especially, for intelligibility and pleasantness criteria.
MediaEval 2015 Drone Protect Task Privacy Protection inSurveillance Systems Using False Coloring", MediaEval 2015 Workshop, Wurzen, Almanya, 14 - 15 Eylül 2015


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S. Çiftçi, P. Korshunov, A. O. Akyüz, and T. Ebrahimi, “MediaEval 2015 Drone Protect Task Privacy Protection inSurveillance Systems Using False Coloring,” presented at the MediaEval 2015 Drone Protect Task Privacy Protection inSurveillance Systems Using False Coloring”, MediaEval 2015 Workshop, Wurzen, Almanya, 14 - 15 Eylül 2015, Wurzen, Almanya, 2015, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: