EVALUATION OF PREYS / PREDATORS SYSTEMS FOR VISUAL ATTENTION SIMULATION

M. Perreira Da Silva, V. Courboulay, A. Prigent, P. Estraillier

Abstract

This article evaluates different improvements of Laurent Itti’s (Itti et al., 1998) visual attention model. Sixteen persons have participated in a qualitative evaluation protocol on a database of 48 images. Six different methods were evaluated, including a random fixations generation model. A real time conspicuity maps generation algorithm is also described. Evaluations show that this algorithm allows fast maps generation while improving saliency maps accuracy. The results of this study reveal that preys / predators systems can help modelling visual attention. The relatively good performances of our centrally biased random model also show the importance of the central preference in attentional models.

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Perreira Da Silva M., Courboulay V., Prigent A. and Estraillier P. (2010). EVALUATION OF PREYS / PREDATORS SYSTEMS FOR VISUAL ATTENTION SIMULATION . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 2: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2010) ISBN 978-989-674-029-0, pages 275-282. DOI: 10.5220/0002815002750282


in Bibtex Style

@conference{visapp10,
author={M. Perreira Da Silva and V. Courboulay and A. Prigent and P. Estraillier},
title={EVALUATION OF PREYS / PREDATORS SYSTEMS FOR VISUAL ATTENTION SIMULATION},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 2: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={275-282},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002815002750282},
isbn={978-989-674-029-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 2: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2010)
TI - EVALUATION OF PREYS / PREDATORS SYSTEMS FOR VISUAL ATTENTION SIMULATION
SN - 978-989-674-029-0
AU - Perreira Da Silva M.
AU - Courboulay V.
AU - Prigent A.
AU - Estraillier P.
PY - 2010
SP - 275
EP - 282
DO - 10.5220/0002815002750282