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Scale-Aware Attention Network for Crowd Counting

  title={Scale-Aware Attention Network for Crowd Counting},
  author={Rahul Rama Varior and Bing Shuai and Joseph Tighe and Davide Modolo},
In crowd counting datasets, people appear at different scales, depending on their distance to the camera. To address this issue, we propose a novel multi-branch scale-aware attention network that exploits the hierarchical structure of convolutional neural networks and generates, in a single forward pass, multi-scale density predictions from different layers of the architecture. To aggregate these maps into our final prediction, we present a new soft attention mechanism that learns a set of… 

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