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Semantic Instance Segmentation via Deep Metric Learning

Abstract · Mar 30, 2017 00:39 ·


Arxiv Abstract

  • Alireza Fathi
  • Zbigniew Wojna
  • Vivek Rathod
  • Peng Wang
  • Hyun Oh Song
  • Sergio Guadarrama
  • Kevin P. Murphy

We propose a new method for semantic instance segmentation, by first computing how likely two pixels are to belong to the same object, and then by grouping similar pixels together. Our similarity metric is based on a deep, fully convolutional embedding model. Our grouping method is based on selecting all points that are sufficiently similar to a set of “seed points”, chosen from a deep, fully convolutional scoring model. We show competitive results on the Pascal VOC instance segmentation benchmark.

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