Inference and Learning with Hierarchical Shape Models

@article{Kokkinos2010InferenceAL,
  title={Inference and Learning with Hierarchical Shape Models},
  author={Iasonas Kokkinos and Alan L. Yuille},
  journal={International Journal of Computer Vision},
  year={2010},
  volume={93},
  pages={201-225}
}
In this work we introduce a hierarchical representation for object detection. We represent an object in terms of parts composed of contours corresponding to object boundaries and symmetry axes; these are in turn related to edge and ridge features that are extracted from the image. We propose a coarse-to-fine algorithm for efficient detection which exploits the hierarchical nature of the model. This provides a tractable framework to combine bottom-up and top-down computation. We learn our models… CONTINUE READING
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