Learning Spatial-Temporal Regularized Correlation Filters for Visual Tracking

Feng Li, Cheng Tian, Wangmeng Zuo, Lei Zhang, Ming Hsuan Yang

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Abstract

Discriminative Correlation Filters (DCF) are efficient in visual tracking but suffer from unwanted boundary effects. Spatially Regularized DCF (SRDCF) has been suggested to resolve this issue by enforcing spatial penalty on DCF coefficients, which, inevitably, improves the tracking performance at the price of increasing complexity. To tackle online updating, SRDCF formulates its model on multiple training images, further adding difficulties in improving efficiency. In this work, by introducing temporal regularization to SRDCF with single sample, we present our spatial-temporal regularized correlation filters (STRCF). The STRCF formulation can not only serve as a reasonable approximation to SRDCF with multiple training samples, but also provide a more robust appearance model than SRDCF in the case of large appearance variations. Besides, it can be efficiently solved via the alternating direction method of multipliers (ADMM). By incorporating both temporal and spatial regularization, our STRCF can handle boundary effects without much loss in efficiency and achieve superior performance over SRDCF in terms of accuracy and speed. Compared with SRDCF, STRCF with hand-crafted features provides a 5Ã - speedup and achieves a gain of 5.4% and 3.6% AUC score on OTB-2015 and Temple-Color, respectively. Moreover, STRCF with deep features also performs favorably against state-of-the-art trackers and achieves an AUC score of 68.3% on OTB-2015.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - 2018 IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, CVPR 2018
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
Pages4904-4913
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9781538664209
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Dec 14
Event31st Meeting of the IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, CVPR 2018 - Salt Lake City, United States
Duration: 2018 Jun 182018 Jun 22

Publication series

NameProceedings of the IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
ISSN (Print)1063-6919

Conference

Conference31st Meeting of the IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, CVPR 2018
CountryUnited States
CitySalt Lake City
Period18/6/1818/6/22

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition

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    Li, F., Tian, C., Zuo, W., Zhang, L., & Yang, M. H. (2018). Learning Spatial-Temporal Regularized Correlation Filters for Visual Tracking. In Proceedings - 2018 IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, CVPR 2018 (pp. 4904-4913). [8578613] (Proceedings of the IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition). IEEE Computer Society. https://doi.org/10.1109/CVPR.2018.00515