TitleKeypoint Density-based Region Proposal for Fine-Grained Object Detection using Regions with Convolutional Neural Network Features
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsTurner, JT, Gupta, K, Morris, B, Aha, DW

Although recent advances in regional Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs) enable them to outperform conventional techniques on standard object detection and classification tasks, their response time is still slow for real-time performance. To address this issue, we propose a method for region proposal as an alternative to selective search, which is used in current state-of-the art object detection algorithms. We evaluate our Keypoint Density-based Region Proposal (KDRP) approach and show that it speeds up detection on fine-grained tasks by 100% versus the existing selective search region proposal technique without compromising detection accuracy. KDRP makes the application of CNNs to real-time detection and classification feasible.

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