Visual Saliency Based on Scale-Space Analysis in the Frequency Domain

  title={Visual Saliency Based on Scale-Space Analysis in the Frequency Domain},
  author={Jian Li and Martin David Levine and Xiangjing An and Xin Xu and Hangen He},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence},
  • Jian LiM. Levine Hangen He
  • Published 1 April 2013
  • Physics
  • IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence
We address the issue of visual saliency from three perspectives. First, we consider saliency detection as a frequency domain analysis problem. Second, we achieve this by employing the concept of nonsaliency. Third, we simultaneously consider the detection of salient regions of different size. The paper proposes a new bottom-up paradigm for detecting visual saliency, characterized by a scale-space analysis of the amplitude spectrum of natural images. We show that the convolution of the image… 

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