If you want to automate your object detection or photo-identification image tasks in an easy way with free open-source software, the SalientDetector-Python is the tool for you

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What SalientDetector-python can do for you

  • Provides implementation of a competitive Data-driven Morphological Salient Region (DMSR) image detector for computer vision, biodiversity and other researchers who need to analyzable large amount of images for discovering or identifying objects or scenes
  • Highly repetitive detection and visualization of salient regions in multiple structured images of the same scene or object of interest
  • Open-source and free code
  • Successfully applied to various tasks: automated determination weather images are from the same scene, marine mammals photo-identification, wood species classification from microscopy images, etc.
  • DMSR shows invariance to affine geometric image transformations as well as to photo-metric transformations such as blur and lighting
  • DMSR gives better results than the popular MSER region detector

E. Ranguelova, "A Salient Region Detector for structured images," 2016 IEEE/ACS 13th International Conference of Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA), Agadir, 2016, pp. 1-8. doi: 10.1109/AICCSA.2016.7945643

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  • Image processing
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  • Python
  • Apache-2.0
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  • A Salient Regions Detector for Structured Scenes


  • Dafne van Kuppevelt
    Netherlands eScience Center
  • Elena Ranguelova
    Netherlands eScience Center
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Elena Ranguelova
Netherlands eScience Center

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