Monocular Vision-Based Underwater Object Detection
AbstractIn this paper, we propose an underwater object detection method using monocular vision sensors. In addition to commonly used visual features such as color and intensity, we investigate the potential of underwater object detection using light transmission information. The global contrast of various features is used to initially identify the region of interest (ROI), which is then filtered by the image segmentation method, producing the final underwater object detection results. We test the performance of our method with diverse underwater datasets. Samples of the datasets are acquired by a monocular camera with different qualities (such as resolution and focal length) and setups (viewing distance, viewing angle, and optical environment). It is demonstrated that our ROI detection method is necessary and can largely remove the background noise and significantly increase the accuracy of our underwater object detection method. View Full-Text
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Chen, Z.; Zhang, Z.; Dai, F.; Bu, Y.; Wang, H. Monocular Vision-Based Underwater Object Detection. Sensors 2017, 17, 1784.
Chen Z, Zhang Z, Dai F, Bu Y, Wang H. Monocular Vision-Based Underwater Object Detection. Sensors. 2017; 17(8):1784.Chicago/Turabian Style
Chen, Zhe; Zhang, Zhen; Dai, Fengzhao; Bu, Yang; Wang, Huibin. 2017. "Monocular Vision-Based Underwater Object Detection." Sensors 17, no. 8: 1784.
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