SECOND: Sparsely Embedded Convolutional Detection
AbstractLiDAR-based or RGB-D-based object detection is used in numerous applications, ranging from autonomous driving to robot vision. Voxel-based 3D convolutional networks have been used for some time to enhance the retention of information when processing point cloud LiDAR data. However, problems remain, including a slow inference speed and low orientation estimation performance. We therefore investigate an improved sparse convolution method for such networks, which significantly increases the speed of both training and inference. We also introduce a new form of angle loss regression to improve the orientation estimation performance and a new data augmentation approach that can enhance the convergence speed and performance. The proposed network produces state-of-the-art results on the KITTI 3D object detection benchmarks while maintaining a fast inference speed. View Full-Text
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Yan, Y.; Mao, Y.; Li, B. SECOND: Sparsely Embedded Convolutional Detection. Sensors 2018, 18, 3337.
Yan Y, Mao Y, Li B. SECOND: Sparsely Embedded Convolutional Detection. Sensors. 2018; 18(10):3337.Chicago/Turabian Style
Yan, Yan; Mao, Yuxing; Li, Bo. 2018. "SECOND: Sparsely Embedded Convolutional Detection." Sensors 18, no. 10: 3337.
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