A COMPUTATIONAL SALIENCY MODEL INTEGRATING SACCADE PROGRAMMING

Tien Ho-Phuoc, Anne Guérin-Dugué, Nathalie Guyader

Abstract

Saliency models have showed the ability of predicting where human eyes fixate when looking at images. However, few models are interested in saccade programming strategies. We proposed a biologically-inspired model to compute image saliency maps. Based on these saliency maps, we compared three different saccade programming models depending on the number of programmed saccades. The results showed that the strategy of programming one saccade at a time from the foveated point best matches the experimental data from free viewing of natural images. Because saccade programming models depend on the foveated point where the image is viewed at the highest resolution, we took into account the spatially variant retinal resolution. We showed that the predicted eye fixations were more effective when this retinal resolution was combined with the saccade programming strategies.

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Ho-Phuoc T., Guérin-Dugué A. and Guyader N. (2009). A COMPUTATIONAL SALIENCY MODEL INTEGRATING SACCADE PROGRAMMING . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2009) ISBN 978-989-8111-65-4, pages 57-64. DOI: 10.5220/0001535500570064


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@conference{biosignals09,
author={Tien Ho-Phuoc and Anne Guérin-Dugué and Nathalie Guyader},
title={A COMPUTATIONAL SALIENCY MODEL INTEGRATING SACCADE PROGRAMMING},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2009)},
year={2009},
pages={57-64},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001535500570064},
isbn={978-989-8111-65-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2009)
TI - A COMPUTATIONAL SALIENCY MODEL INTEGRATING SACCADE PROGRAMMING
SN - 978-989-8111-65-4
AU - Ho-Phuoc T.
AU - Guérin-Dugué A.
AU - Guyader N.
PY - 2009
SP - 57
EP - 64
DO - 10.5220/0001535500570064