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Underwater Object Classification and Detection: first results and open challenges

  title={Underwater Object Classification and Detection: first results and open challenges},
  author={Andre Jesus and Claudio Zito and Claudio Tortorici and Eloy Roura and Giulia De Masi},
This work reviews the problem of object detection in underwater environments. We analyse and quantify the shortcomings of conventional state-of-the-art (SOTA) algorithms in the computer vision community when applied to this challenging environment, as well as providing insights and general guidelines for future research efforts. First, we assessed if pretraining with the conventional ImageNet is beneficial when the object detector needs to be applied to environments that may be characterised by… 

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