Volume 3, Issue 1, June 2019, Page: 1-8
Real-Time Distracted Drivers Detection Using Deep Learning
Vlad Tamas, Department of Mechatronics, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Vistrian Maties, Department of Mechatronics, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Received: Feb. 22, 2019;       Accepted: Apr. 8, 2019;       Published: May 15, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajai.20190301.11      View  311      Downloads  85
In the last few years, the number of road accidents is increasing worldwide. According to the World Health Organization the most common cause behind these accidents is driver’s distraction and in many cases is caused by the use of a mobile phone. An attempt to develop a system for detecting distracted drivers and warn the responsible person against it was done. The system is a CNN based system that detects and identifies the cause of distraction. The base architecture for the CNN is VGG-16 and is modified for this task. Various activation functions (Leaky ReLU, DReLU, SELU) were used in order to investigate performance. Also, the performance of a lightweight attention module (squeeze-and-excitation) was evaluated. Experimental results show that the system outperforms earlier lightweight models in literature achieving an accuracy of 95.82%.
Distracted Driver, CNN, Deep Learning, Activation Functions
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Vlad Tamas, Vistrian Maties, Real-Time Distracted Drivers Detection Using Deep Learning, American Journal of Artificial Intelligence. Vol. 3, No. 1, 2019, pp. 1-8. doi: 10.11648/j.ajai.20190301.11
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