Learning Graph Laplacian for Image Segmentation
In this paper we formulate the task of semantic image segmentation as a manifold embedding problem and solve it using graph Laplacian approximation. This allows for unsupervised learning of graph Laplacian parameters individually for each image without using any prior information. We perform experiments on GrabCut, Graz and Pascal datasets. At a low computational cost proposed learning method shows comparable performance to choosing the parameters on the test set. Our framework for semantic image segmentation shows better performance than the standard discrete CRF with graph-cut inference.
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