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Shape Based Pedestrian Parsing

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Shape Based Pedestrian Parsing
We describe a simple model for parsing pedestrians based on shape. Our model assembles candidate parts from an oversegmentation of the image and matches them to a library of exemplars. Our matching uses a hierarchical decomposition into a variable number of parts and computes scores on partial matchings in order to prune the search space of candidate segment. Simple constraints enforce consistent layout of parts. Because our model is shapebased, it generalizes well. We use exemplars from a controlled dataset of poses but achieve good test performance on unconstrained images of pedestrians in street scenes. We demonstrate results of parsing detections returned from a standard scanning-window pedestrian detector and use the resulting parse to perform viewpoint prediction and detection re-scoring.
Yihang Bo, Charless Fowlkes
Added 20 Aug 2011
Updated 20 Aug 2011
Type Journal
Year 2011
Where CVPR
Authors Yihang Bo, Charless Fowlkes
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