An Efficient Neural Network for Shape from Focus with Weight Passing Method
AbstractIn this paper, we suggest an efficient neural network model for shape from focus along with weight passing (WP) method. The neural network model is simplified by reducing the input data dimensions and eliminating the redundancies in the conventional model. It helps for decreasing computational complexity without compromising on accuracy. In order to increase the convergence rate and efficiency, WP method is suggested. It selects appropriate initial weights for the first pixel randomly from the neighborhood of the reference depth and it chooses the initial weights for the next pixel by passing the updated weights from the present pixel. WP method not only expedites the convergence rate, but also is effective in avoiding the local minimization problem. Moreover, this proposed method may also be applied to neural networks with diverse configurations for better depth maps. The proposed system is evaluated using image sequences of synthetic and real objects. Experimental results demonstrate that the proposed model is considerably efficient and is able to improve the convergence rate significantly while the accuracy is comparable with the existing systems. View Full-Text
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Kim, H.-J.; Mahmood, M.T.; Choi, T.-S. An Efficient Neural Network for Shape from Focus with Weight Passing Method. Appl. Sci. 2018, 8, 1648.
Kim H-J, Mahmood MT, Choi T-S. An Efficient Neural Network for Shape from Focus with Weight Passing Method. Applied Sciences. 2018; 8(9):1648.Chicago/Turabian Style
Kim, Hyo-Jong; Mahmood, Muhammad T.; Choi, Tae-Sun. 2018. "An Efficient Neural Network for Shape from Focus with Weight Passing Method." Appl. Sci. 8, no. 9: 1648.
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