Learning recursive filters for low-level vision via a hybrid neural network

Sifei Liu, Jinshan Pan, Ming Hsuan Yang

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Abstract

In this paper, we consider numerous low-level vision problems (e.g., edge-preserving filtering and denoising) as recursive image filtering via a hybrid neural network. The network contains several spatially variant recurrent neural networks (RNN) as equivalents of a group of distinct recursive filters for each pixel, and a deep convolutional neural network (CNN) that learns the weights of RNNs. The deep CNN can learn regulations of recurrent propagation for various tasks and effectively guides recurrent propagation over an entire image. The proposed model does not need a large number of convolutional channels nor big kernels to learn features for low-level vision filters. It is significantly smaller and faster in comparison with a deep CNN based image filter. Experimental results show that many low-level vision tasks can be effectively learned and carried out in real-time by the proposed algorithm.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationComputer Vision - 14th European Conference, ECCV 2016, Proceedings
EditorsNicu Sebe, Bastian Leibe, Max Welling, Jiri Matas
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Pages560-576
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)9783319464923
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Jan 1

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume9908 LNCS
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)

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    Liu, S., Pan, J., & Yang, M. H. (2016). Learning recursive filters for low-level vision via a hybrid neural network. In N. Sebe, B. Leibe, M. Welling, & J. Matas (Eds.), Computer Vision - 14th European Conference, ECCV 2016, Proceedings (pp. 560-576). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 9908 LNCS). Springer Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-46493-0_34