Target Detection Using Saliency-based Attention

@inproceedings{Itti2001TargetDU,
  title={Target Detection Using Saliency-based Attention},
  author={Laurent Itti and Christof Koch},
  year={2001}
}
Most models of visual search, whether involving overt eye movements or covert shifts of attention, are based on the concept of a "saliency map", that is, an explicit two-dimensional map that encodes the saliency or conspicuity of objects in the visual environment. Competition among neurons in this map gives rise to a single winning location that corresponds to the next attended target. Inhibiting this location automatically allows the system to attend to the next most salient location. We… CONTINUE READING
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