Fast Object Detection in Light Field Imaging by Integrating Deep Learning with Defocusing
AbstractAlthough four-dimensional (4D) light field imaging has many advantages over traditional two-dimensional (2D) imaging, its high computation cost often hinders the application of this technique in many fields, such as object detection and tracking. This paper presents a hybrid method to accelerate the object detection in light field imaging by integrating the deep learning with the depth estimation algorithm. The method takes full advantage of computation imaging of the light field to generate an all-in-focus image, a series of focal stacks, and multi-view images at the same time, and convolutional neural network and defocusing are consequently used to perform initial detection of the objects in three-dimensional (3D) space. The estimated depths of the detected objects are further optimized based on multi-baseline super-resolution stereo matching while efficiency is maintained, as well by compressing the searching space of the disparity. Experimental studies are conducted to demonstrate the effectiveness of the proposed method. View Full-Text
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Ren, M.; Liu, R.; Hong, H.; Ren, J.; Xiao, G. Fast Object Detection in Light Field Imaging by Integrating Deep Learning with Defocusing. Appl. Sci. 2017, 7, 1309.
Ren M, Liu R, Hong H, Ren J, Xiao G. Fast Object Detection in Light Field Imaging by Integrating Deep Learning with Defocusing. Applied Sciences. 2017; 7(12):1309.Chicago/Turabian Style
Ren, Mingjun; Liu, Runxing; Hong, Haibo; Ren, Jieji; Xiao, Gaobo. 2017. "Fast Object Detection in Light Field Imaging by Integrating Deep Learning with Defocusing." Appl. Sci. 7, no. 12: 1309.