Tracking the Motion of Box Jellyfish

Tobias Kjellberg, Tobias Palmér, Magnus Oskarsson, Karl Åström

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In this paper we investigate a system for tracking
the motion of box jellyfish tripedalia cystophora in a special test
setup. The goal is to measure the motor response of the animal
given certain visual stimuli. The approach is based on tracking
the special sensory structures – the rhopalia – of the box jellyfish
from high-speed video sequences. We have focused on a realtime
system with simple building blocks in our system. However,
using a combination of simple intensity based detection and model
based tracking we achieve promising tracking results with up to
95% accuracy.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventVisual observation and analysis of Vertebrate And Insect Behavior 2014 - Stockholm, Sweden
Duration: 2014 Aug 24 → …


ConferenceVisual observation and analysis of Vertebrate And Insect Behavior 2014
Period2014/08/24 → …

Bibliographical note

The paper was presented at a workshop in
conjunction with the International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2014):

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Mathematics

Free keywords

  • Computer Vision
  • Tracking
  • Machine Learning

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