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An Improved Clothing Parsing Method Emphasizing the Clothing with Complex Texture

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Recently, researches on clothing segmentation and style recognition in still images have made a big breakthrough. Clothing parsing, as the basis of the above researches, has also made great progress. Unfortunately, it still tends to over-segmentation and poor accuracy when parsing the clothing with complex texture. To address this issue, we consider improving both graph-based image segmentation method and pixel labeling method. For image segmentation, we attempt to reduce the over-segmentation by taking image cells instead of pixels as vertices of the graph, and expanding the range for finding out adjacent vertices. Furthermore, we calculate the weight of edges using different features such as color and texture. For pixel labeling, we train a pairwise CRF model based on multi-level features of the pixel and the region, rather than relying on the human pose. We demonstrate the effectiveness of our approach on Fashionista dataset, which greatly reduce the over-segmentation and scattered pixel labeling of the clothing with complex texture.

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This work was supported in part by the National Natural Science Foundation of China under Grant Nos. 61672273.

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Ji, J., Yang, R. (2018). An Improved Clothing Parsing Method Emphasizing the Clothing with Complex Texture. In: Zeng, B., Huang, Q., El Saddik, A., Li, H., Jiang, S., Fan, X. (eds) Advances in Multimedia Information Processing – PCM 2017. PCM 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 10735. Springer, Cham.

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