Salient Object Detection With Purificatory Mechanism and Structural Similarity Loss

@article{Li2021SalientOD,
  title={Salient Object Detection With Purificatory Mechanism and Structural Similarity Loss},
  author={Jia Li and Jinming Su and Changqun Xia and Yonghong Tian},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Image Processing},
  year={2021},
  volume={30},
  pages={6855-6868}
}
Image-based salient object detection has made great progress over the past decades, especially after the revival of deep neural networks. By the aid of attention mechanisms to weight the image features adaptively, recent advanced deep learning-based models encourage the predicted results to approximate the ground-truth masks with as large predictable areas as possible, thus achieving the state-of-the-art performance. However, these methods do not pay enough attention to small areas prone to… 
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