End-to-End Airplane Detection Using Transfer Learning in Remote Sensing Images
AbstractAirplane detection in remote sensing images remains a challenging problem due to the complexity of backgrounds. In recent years, with the development of deep learning, object detection has also obtained great breakthroughs. For object detection tasks in natural images, such as the PASCAL (Pattern Analysis, Statistical Modelling and Computational Learning) VOC (Visual Object Classes) Challenge, the major trend of current development is to use a large amount of labeled classification data to pre-train the deep neural network as a base network, and then use a small amount of annotated detection data to fine-tune the network for detection. In this paper, we use object detection technology based on deep learning for airplane detection in remote sensing images. In addition to using some characteristics of remote sensing images, some new data augmentation techniques have been proposed. We also use transfer learning and adopt a single deep convolutional neural network and limited training samples to implement end-to-end trainable airplane detection. Classification and positioning are no longer divided into multistage tasks; end-to-end detection attempts to combine them for optimization, which ensures an optimal solution for the final stage. In our experiment, we use remote sensing images of airports collected from Google Earth. The experimental results show that the proposed algorithm is highly accurate and meaningful for remote sensing object detection. View Full-Text
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Chen, Z.; Zhang, T.; Ouyang, C. End-to-End Airplane Detection Using Transfer Learning in Remote Sensing Images. Remote Sens. 2018, 10, 139.
Chen Z, Zhang T, Ouyang C. End-to-End Airplane Detection Using Transfer Learning in Remote Sensing Images. Remote Sensing. 2018; 10(1):139.Chicago/Turabian Style
Chen, Zhong; Zhang, Ting; Ouyang, Chao. 2018. "End-to-End Airplane Detection Using Transfer Learning in Remote Sensing Images." Remote Sens. 10, no. 1: 139.
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