A directory service for city video surveillance systems

Chatwin, Chris, Ajiboye, Soladoye, Birch, Philip and Young, Rupert (2017) A directory service for city video surveillance systems. In: Information Technologies, Systems and Networks, 17- 18 October 2017, Chisinau, Modlova.

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Abstract

A city Resource Directory (CRD) for the smart video surveillance system offers enhanced security for citizens. With a growing need for public security and safety, video enabled devices are a common sight in private and public locations around the world. They are however isolated systems, and unless owned by the government, there is no means to intelligently confirm their existence or benefit from their activities, at the public level. We propose a citywide surveillance directory system to support and facilitate the cataloguing, accessing, managing and administration of the video surveillance networks. To demonstrate the our work, we developed a simulation project in which resource directories designated for specific cities were used to administer local surveillance systems and we demonstrate how a surveillance system registers with only the appropriate CRD in its local city. We demonstrated how our solution manages failed nodes during the registration process of cameras joining the CRD.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Keywords: Video Surveillance Systems, Discovery Service, Resource Directory Service, Self-Awareness, Lookup Protocols.
Schools and Departments: School of Engineering and Informatics > Engineering and Design
Research Centres and Groups: Industrial Informatics and Signal Processing Research Group
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA0075 Electronic computers. Computer science
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA0076 Computer software
T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA0168 Systems engineering
Depositing User: Chris Chatwin
Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2017 13:37
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2017 13:37
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/70712

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