Traffic congestion has become an unavoidable condition in large and growing metropolitan areas across the world creating parking problems. Parking a car is often a tricky task to perform. Several drivers have difficulty in parking theirs car in parallel or in reverse. Some drivers would even avoid to park their vehicles in a parking lot that requires the execution of these maneuvers. This paper proposes an automatic car parking system using SURF and RANSAC algorithm. Here, image color enhancement is carried out by RGB to HSV conversion. The SURF feature is extracted for reference and test and finally the extraction of ROIs is done using colour normalization. The results demonstrate that if absolute sum of difference of ROIs is greater than a predetermined threshold, it would mean that the car is parked in that slot else slot is empty.


Affine Transform, HSV, RGB, ROI, SURF, RANSAC

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