Camera placement based on vehicle traffic for better city security surveillance

Xiaobo Ma, Yihui He, Xiapu Luo, Jianfeng Li, Mengchen Zhao, Bo An, Xiaohong Guan

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Security surveillance is important in smart cities. Deploying numerous cameras is a common approach. Given the importance of vehicles in a metropolis, using vehicle traffic patterns to strategically place cameras could potentially facilitate security surveillance. This article constitutes the first effort toward building the link between vehicle traffic and camera placement for better security surveillance.

Original languageEnglish
Article number8354911
Pages (from-to)49-61
Number of pages13
JournalIEEE Intelligent Systems
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2018


  • camera placement
  • security surveillance
  • Stackelberg security game
  • submodular

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Artificial Intelligence


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