Improvised Salient Object Detection and Manipulation

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Abhishek Maity 1,*

1. Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Guru Nanak Institute of Technology, India

* Corresponding author.


Received: 22 Oct. 2015 / Revised: 2 Dec. 2015 / Accepted: 31 Dec. 2015 / Published: 8 Feb. 2016

Index Terms

Jaccard index, saliency maps, segmentation, desaturation


In case of salient subject recognition, computer algorithms have been heavily relied on scanning of images from top-left to bottom-right systematically and apply brute-force when attempting to locate objects of interest. Thus, the process turns out to be quite time consuming. Here a novel approach and a simple solution to the above problem is discussed. In this paper, we implement an approach to object manipulation and detection through segmentation map, which would help to de-saturate or, in other words, wash out the background of the image. Evaluation for the performance is carried out using the Jaccard index against the well-known Ground-truth target box technique.

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Abhishek Maity,"Improvised Salient Object Detection and Manipulation", International Journal of Image, Graphics and Signal Processing(IJIGSP), Vol.8, No.2, pp.53-60, 2016. DOI: 10.5815/ijigsp.2016.02.07


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