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ConAM: Confidence Attention Module for Convolutional Neural Networks

  title={ConAM: Confidence Attention Module for Convolutional Neural Networks},
  author={Yu Xue and Ziming Yuan and Ferrante Neri},
The so-called “attention” is an efficient mechanism to improve the performance of convolutional neural networks. It uses contextual information to recalibrate the input to strengthen the propagation of informative features. However, the majority of the attention mechanisms only consider either local or global contextual information, which is singular to extract features. Moreover, many existing mechanisms directly use the contextual information to recalibrate the input, which unilaterally… 

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