Computational visual attention systems and their cognitive foundations: A survey

@article{Frintrop2010ComputationalVA,
  title={Computational visual attention systems and their cognitive foundations: A survey},
  author={Simone Frintrop and Erich Rome and Henrik I. Christensen},
  journal={ACM Trans. Appl. Percept.},
  year={2010},
  volume={7},
  pages={6:1-6:39}
}
Based on concepts of the human visual system, computational visual attention systems aim to detect regions of interest in images. Psychologists, neurobiologists, and computer scientists have investigated visual attention thoroughly during the last decades and profited considerably from each other. However, the interdisciplinarity of the topic holds not only benefits but also difficulties: Concepts of other fields are usually hard to access due to differences in vocabulary and lack of knowledge… Expand
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