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Online, Real-Time Tracking Using a Category-to-Individual Detector

Hall, David and Perona, Pietro (2014) Online, Real-Time Tracking Using a Category-to-Individual Detector. In: Computer Vision (ECCV) 2014. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. No.8689. Springer , Cham, Switzerland, pp. 361-376. ISBN 978-3-319-10589-5.

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A method for online, real-time tracking of objects is presented. Tracking is treated as a repeated detection problem where potential target objects are identified with a pre-trained category detector and object identity across frames is established by individual-specific detectors. The individual detectors are (re-) trained online from a single positive example whenever there is a coincident category detection. This ensures that the tracker is robust to drift. Real-time operation is possible since an individual-object detector is obtained through elementary manipulations of the thresholds of the category detector and therefore only minimal additional computations are required. Our tracking algorithm is benchmarked against nine state-of-the-art trackers on two large, publicly available and challenging video datasets. We find that our algorithm is 10% more accurate and nearly as fast as the fastest of the competing algorithms, and it is as accurate but 20 times faster than the most accurate of the competing algorithms.

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Additional Information:© 2014 13th European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Zurich, Switzerland, Sep 06-12, 2014. This work is funded by the ARO-JPL NASA Stennis NAS7.03001 grant and the MURI ONR N00014-10-l-0933 grant.
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Series Name:Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Issue or Number:8689
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