Robust and Accurate Object Detection via Adversarial Learning

  title={Robust and Accurate Object Detection via Adversarial Learning},
  author={Xiangning Chen and Cihang Xie and Mingxing Tan and Li Zhang and Cho-Jui Hsieh and Boqing Gong},
  journal={2021 IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)},
Data augmentation has become a de facto component for training high-performance deep image classifiers, but its potential is under-explored for object detection. Noting that most state-of-the-art object detectors benefit from fine-tuning a pre-trained classifier, we first study how the classifiers’ gains from various data augmentations transfer to object detection. The results are discouraging; the gains diminish after fine-tuning in terms of either accuracy or robustness. This work instead… 

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