Background estimation using median
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Background estimation using median

Background estimation is a common problem in image processing that, in some cases, could be resolved by using a simple method. If you imagine a highway with cars passing by, most of the time, the background is visible (e.g., road, trees, traffic signs) with an occasional "disturbance" in the form of a vehicle. These outliers are usually easily solved by using a median filter.

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