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Multi-Exit Semantic Segmentation Networks

@article{Kouris2021MultiExitSS,
  title={Multi-Exit Semantic Segmentation Networks},
  author={Alexandros Kouris and Stylianos I. Venieris and Stefanos Laskaridis and Nicholas D. Lane},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2106.03527}
}
Semantic segmentation arises as the backbone of many vision systems, spanning from self-driving cars and robot navigation to augmented reality and teleconferencing. Frequently operating under stringent latency constraints within a limited resource envelope, optimising for efficient execution becomes important. To this end, we propose a framework for converting state-of-the-art segmentation models to MESS networks; specially trained CNNs that employ parametrised early exits along their depth to… 
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