Adaptive Learning for Correlation Filter Object Tracking

  • Dongcheng ChenEmail author
  • Jingying Hu
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 905)


To solve the real-time quality and adaptive quality of traditional correlation algorithm. An adaptive correlation filter tracking algorithm is proposed. First, training the filter using machine learning, make the algorithm be adaptive to the object changing. Then, weighting the image patch with a cosine window, the object region has larger weighting value than the edge region, which ensures the continuity of the Cyclic matrix. At last calculate the response matrix using the convolution of the input image patch and the filter matrix in Fourier domain. Experiment on various videos shows that for 26 pixel × 24 pixel object, filter the image in a 130 × 120 pixel patch, the processing speed could be 210 fps. The proposed tracking algorithm can track object with good timing quality and robustly.


Correlation filter Weighted Fourier domain Cyclic matrix 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Jiangsu Automation Research InstituteLianyungangChina

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