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Online Visual Tracking

Authors: Lu, Huchuan, Wang, Dong

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  • Comprehensively presents the state of the art in online visual tracking
    Covers both theory and practice aspects of the topic, addressing seminal research ideas and also approaching the technology from a practical point of view
    Supplies sample codes at an accompanying website 

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This book presents the state of the art in online visual tracking, including the motivations, practical algorithms, and experimental evaluations. Visual tracking remains a highly active area of research in Computer Vision and the performance under complex scenarios has substantially improved, driven by the high demand in connection with real-world applications and the recent advances in machine learning. A large variety of new algorithms have been proposed in the literature over the last two decades, with mixed success.

Chapters 1 to 6 introduce readers to tracking methods based on online learning algorithms, including sparse representation, dictionary learning, hashing codes, local model, and model fusion. In Chapter 7, visual tracking is formulated as a foreground/background segmentation problem, and tracking methods based on superpixels and end-to-end deep networks are presented. In turn, Chapters 8 and 9 introduce the cutting-edge tracking methods based on correlation filter and deep learning. Chapter 10 summarizes the book and points out potential future research directions for visual tracking. 

The book is self-contained and suited for all researchers, professionals and postgraduate students working in the fields of computer vision, pattern recognition, and machine learning. It will help these readers grasp the insights provided by cutting-edge research, and benefit from the practical techniques available for designing effective visual tracking algorithms. Further, the source codes or results of most algorithms in the book are provided at an accompanying website. 

 

About the authors

Huchuan Lu received his MS in Signal and Information Processing and his PhD in System Engineering from Dalian University of Technology (DUT), Dalian, China, in 1998 and 2008, respectively. He joined the DUT faculty in 1998 and currently is a Full Professor at the School of Information and Communication Engineering. His current research interests include computer vision and pattern recognition with a focus on visual tracking, saliency detection, and segmentation. He is a member of the ACM and an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics.

Dong Wang received his BE in Electronic Information Engineering and his PhD in Signal and Information Processing from Dalian University of Technology (DUT), China, in 2008 and 2013, respectively. He is currently a Faculty Member with the School of Information and Communication Engineering, DUT. His current research interests include facial recognition, interactive image segmentation, and object tracking.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

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eBook 93,08 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-0469-9
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Hardcover 114,39 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-0468-2
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Online Visual Tracking
Authors
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-0469-9
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-0469-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-0468-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 128
Number of Illustrations
71 b/w illustrations, 44 illustrations in colour
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