Smoke detection in foggy surveillance environments is a challenging task and plays a key role in disaster management for industrial systems. The current smoke detection methods are applicable to only normal surveillance videos, providing unsatisfactory results for video streams captured from foggy environments, due to challenges related to clutter and unclear contents. In this paper, an energy-friendly edge intelligence-assisted smoke detection method is proposed using deep convolutional neural networks for foggy surveillance environments. Our method uses a light-weight architecture, considering all necessary requirements regarding accuracy, running time, and deployment feasibility for smoke detection in an industrial setting, compared to other complex and computationally expensive architectures including AlexNet, GoogleNet, and visual geometry group (VGG). Experiments are conducted on available benchmark smoke detection datasets, and the obtained results show better performance of the proposed method over state-of-the-art for early smoke detection in foggy surveillance.
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- Artificial intelligence
- convolutional neural networks (CNN)
- edge intelligence
- foggy surveillance environment
- smoke detection
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Control and Systems Engineering
- Information Systems
- Computer Science Applications
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering