WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY “SALIENCE”?

V. Javier Traver

Abstract

In the field of computer vision, the term “salience” is being used with different or ambiguous meanings in a variety of contexts. This abuse of terminology contributes to create some confusion or misunderstanding among practitioners in computer vision, a situation which is particularly inconvenient to less experienced researchers in the field. The contribution of this paper is twofold. On the one hand, by providing a categorization of some different usages of the concept of salience, its possible meanings will be clarified. On the other hand, by providing a common framework to understand and conceptualize those different meanings, the commonalities emerge and these analogies might serve to relate the ideas and techniques across usages.

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Javier Traver V. (2011). WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY “SALIENCE”? . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-47-8, pages 340-345. DOI: 10.5220/0003356803400345


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@conference{visapp11,
author={V. Javier Traver},
title={WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY “SALIENCE”?},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={340-345},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003356803400345},
isbn={978-989-8425-47-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2011)
TI - WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY “SALIENCE”?
SN - 978-989-8425-47-8
AU - Javier Traver V.
PY - 2011
SP - 340
EP - 345
DO - 10.5220/0003356803400345