Joint Video Object Discovery and Segmentation by Coupled Dynamic Markov Networks

@article{Liu2018JointVO,
  title={Joint Video Object Discovery and Segmentation by Coupled Dynamic Markov Networks},
  author={Zi-yi Liu and Le Wang and Gang Hua and Qilin Zhang and Zhenxing Niu and Ying Wu and Nanning Zheng},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Image Processing},
  year={2018},
  volume={27},
  pages={5840-5853}
}
It is a challenging task to extract segmentation mask of a target from a single noisy video, which involves object discovery coupled with segmentation. To solve this challenge, we present a method to jointly discover and segment an object from a noisy video, where the target disappears intermittently throughout the video. Previous methods either only fulfill video object discovery, or video object segmentation presuming the existence of the object in each frame. We argue that jointly conducting… 

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