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Visual saliency detection based on visual center shift

HU Jinge, TANG Yan   

  1. College of Computer and Information Science, Southwest University, Chongqing 400715, China
  • Received:2016-08-27 Online:2017-06-20 Published:2016-08-27

Abstract: Many existing detection methods could not extract saliency regions clearly. A novel saliency detection method based on visual center offsetting was proposed. On the basis of images' pre-segmentation, combining with color contrast features, color distribution features and location features, saliency region of an image was extracted. The center offsetting was used to simulate the vision transfer process of human, after multi-scale analysis, by fusing saliency maps at different scales. The final saliency map was computed. The results showed that the performance of the proposed method was better on visual effect and the precision recall rate than existing methods, the area under ROC curve was 0.952.

Key words: saliency map, multi-scale, image segmentation, visual saliency, center shift

CLC Number: 

  • TP391
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