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October 2013 Embedded Vision Summit Technical Presentation: "Designing a Multi-Core Architecture Tailored for Pedestrian Detection Algorithms," Tom Michiels, Synopsys

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Tom Michiels, R&D Manager at Synopsys, presents the "Designing a Multi-Core Architecture Tailored for Pedestrian Detection Algorithms" tutorial within the "Algorithms and Implementations" technical session at the October 2013 Embedded Vision Summit East.

Pedestrian detection is an important function in a wide range of applications, including automotive safety systems, mobile applications, and industrial automation. A popular algorithm for pedestrian detection is HOG (Histogram of Oriented Gradients). Several variants of the algorithm have been proposed. The complexity and diversity of these algorithms demands a programmable implementation. Michiels compares the suitability of different embedded processor architectures to implement the HOG algorithm, with a focus on...