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Backprojection Revisited: Scalable Multi-view Object Detection and Similarity Metrics for Detections

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Backprojection Revisited: Scalable Multi-view Object Detection and Similarity Metrics for Detections
Hough transform based object detectors learn a mapping from the image domain to a Hough voting space. Within this space, object hypotheses are formed by local maxima. The votes contributing to a hypothesis are called support. In this work, we investigate the use of the support and its backprojection to the image domain for multi-view object detection. To this end, we create a shared codebook with training and matching complexities independent of the number of quantized views. We show that since backprojection encodes enough information about the viewpoint all views can be handled together. In our experiments, we demonstrate that superior accuracy and efficiency can be achieved in comparison to the popular one-vs-the-rest detectors by treating views jointly especially with few training examples and no view annotations. Furthermore, we go beyond the detection case and based on the support we introduce a part-based similarity measure between two arbitrary detections which naturally takes ...
Added 02 Jul 2010
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Type Conference
Year 2010
Where ECCV
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