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Interest Points via Maximal Self-Dissimilarities

  • Federico TombariEmail author
  • Luigi Di Stefano
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9004)

Abstract

We propose a novel interest point detector stemming from the intuition that image patches which are highly dissimilar over a relatively large extent of their surroundings hold the property of being repeatable and distinctive. This concept of contextual self-dissimilarity reverses the key paradigm of recent successful techniques such as the Local Self-Similarity descriptor and the Non-Local Means filter, which build upon the presence of similar - rather than dissimilar - patches. Moreover, our approach extends to contextual information the local self-dissimilarity notion embedded in established detectors of corner-like interest points, thereby achieving enhanced repeatability, distinctiveness and localization accuracy.

Keywords

Interest Point Image Patch JPEG Compression Image Pyramid Repeatable Feature 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.DISIUniversity of BolognaBolognaItaly

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