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Why doesn't U-Net work with images different from the dataset?

I have implemented a U-Net, similar to this implementation, but for a different dataset, this one, to segment roads. It works fine using the test folder images, but, for example, when I pick a print ...
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How a Superpixel Pooling Layer can be used for image segmentation?

The concept of Superpixel Pooling Layer can be found in the paper "Weakly Supervised Semantic Segmentation Using Superpixel Pooling Network". The general idea of superpixel pooling is very ...
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Instance Segmentation Using A Semantic Segmentation Map and Class-Wise Bounding Boxes

Is it possible to perform instance segmentation if you have the following: Binary Segmentation Map Bounding Boxes (with respective class) Let's say we're doing something within cellular microscopy ...
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How to use mixed data for image segmentation?

I have a task for which I have to do image segmentation (cancer detection on MRIs). If possible, I would also like to include clinical data (i.e. numeric/categorical data which comes in the form of a ...
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What are the state-of-the-art Person-Detektion / Human-Segmentation?

I would like to use a deep learning approach to detect people in videos. I have found some freely accessible implementations like Human Segementation with Pytorch or BodyPix / DeepLab / Pixellib with ...
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How would one modify the Mask-RCNN head for polyline detection?

In Mask-RCNN they modify the standard mask head for human pose keypoint detection with the following tweaks: Each keypoint is a 1-hot mask Instead of sigmoid non-linearity on the output of the final ...
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How to incorporate a symmetry constraint in the loss function to train a CNN?

I have a task of extremely sparse binary segmentation, i.e. the segmentation mask contains either 0 or 1, and there are ~95% zeros and only ~5% ones. I use the focal loss to address the sparseness (...
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feeding a NN with tensors with varying spatial dimensions

I have a huge dataset where I have a tensor with 535 channels but varying spatial dimension (but always a square) it can vary from ...
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How and why do state-of-the-art models in medical segmentation differ from general segmentation models?

I am just getting into medical image segmentation and have been able to understand the state-of-the-art architectures, like Double UNet, UNet++, and Multiresunet. What I haven't understood yet: Why ...
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Have I understood the loss function from the original U-Net paper correctly?

In the original U-Net paper, it is written The energy function is computed by a pixel-wise soft-max over the final feature map combined with the cross entropy loss function. ... $$ E=\sum_{\mathbf{x} ...
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Semantic segmentation CNN outputs all zeroes

I'm using MATLAB 2019, Linux, and UNet (a CNN specifically designed for semantic segmentation). I'm training the network to classify all pixels in an image as either cell or background to get ...
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What is the use of the regular convolutional layer in expansion path of U-Net?

I was going through the paper on U-Net. U-net consists of a contracting path followed by an expanding path. Both the paths use a regular convolutional layer. I understand the use of convolutional ...
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Training a classifier on different datasets with different image conditions for different labels causes the model to infer using the background

I have an interesting problem related to training the model on two different datasets for the target feature on images taken on different conditions, which might affect the model's ability to ...
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How does general image background removal AI work?

I'm well aware of the inner workings of CNN models for object detection, and although I've not worked on a semantic segmentation problem I can imagine how it works. With these types of models, we need ...
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Validation accuracy higher than training accurarcy

I implemented the unet in tensorflow for the segmentation of MRI images of the thigh. I noticed I always get a higher validation accuracy by a small gap, independently of the initial split. One ...
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Implementing Multiclass Dice Loss Function

I am doing multi class segmentation using UNet. My input to the model is HxWxC and my output is, ...
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Semantic segmentation failing in small instance detection

I performed semantic segmentation with U-net. My dataset consists of grayscale images of defects. After training the dataset for I got an metric accuracy of only 0.3 - 0.4 IOU. Eventhough it is merely ...
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How to find rotation x/y/z of chessboard diagram with what network architecture?

I want to recognize pieces of chessboard diagram (not real 3d pieces but just diagram). I split this task in some operation like rotation/cutting/segmentation. First of all I want to detect chessboard ...
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Loss function decays linearly in segmentation MRI fascia

I am working on a segmentation of MRI images of the thigh. I am trying to segment the fascia, there is a slight imbalance between the background and the mask. I have about 1400 images from 30 patients ...
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How can I improve the performance on unseen data for semantic segmentation using an auto-encoder?

I am using simple autoencoders for the task of semantic segmentation on the VOC2012 dataset. I am currently using a simple autoencoder based model. It is trained on adam optimizer with cross-entropy ...
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Is Webpage Semantic Segmentation possible nowadays?

I'm trying to do some research about semantic segmentation for webpages, in particular e-commerce webpages. I found some articles which provide some solutions based on very old dataset and those ...
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Could the data augmentation lead to the model learning features which corresponds to data augmented data and not to the real data?

I am trying to train a Unet network with Synthetic data to do binary segmentation due to the fact that is is not easy to collect real data. And there is something in the training process that I do not ...
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Getting bounding box/boundaries from segmentations in UNet Nuclei Segmentation

From my understanding, in a tissue where nuclei are present and need to be detected, we need to predict bounding boxes (either rectangular/circular or in the shape of the nucleus, i.e. as in instance ...
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Choice of loss function for semantic segmentation

I am training a U-Net for semantic segmentation of large medical images (4096x4096px). The two classes are "too" unbalanced. The white pixels are just about 0.1% (or less) of the whole image....
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Training a CNN for semantic segmentation of large 4600x4600px images

I am trying to implement a CNN (U-Net) for semantic segmentation of similar large grayscale ~4600x4600px medical images. The area I want to segment is the empty space (gap) between a round object in ...
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Model output segmentation maps which are not full

I created a VGG based U-Net in order to perform image segmentation task on yeast cells images obtained by a microscope. There are a couple of problems with the data: There is inhomogeneity in the ...
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What is human-level performance for semantic segmentation?

I see so many papers claim to have an algorithm that beats 'human-level performance' for semantic segmentation tasks, but I can't find any papers reporting on what the human-level performance actually ...
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Why it is reshaped the last layers of VGG_UNet segmentation model?

I want to do a multiclass segmentation task using deep learning (in python). Here, is a summary of vgg_unet model that is mainly collected from GitHub. So, in my dataset 8 labels are available. So, at ...
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Extending patch based image classification into image classification

I am trying to classify tampered, pristine images from set of images, in that I have built a network in which I would divide the image into multiple overlapping patches and then classify them into ...
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How do we make our outputs to have the same size as the true mask?

When we are doing multi-label segmentation tasks, our y_true (the mask) will be (w, h, 3), but, in our model, at the last layer, ...
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How can the FCNN reduce the dimensions of the input from $1048 \times 100$ to $523 \times 100$ with max-pooling?

I am trying to implement a paper on Image tempering detection and localization, the paper is Image Manipulation Detection and Localization Based on the Dual-Domain Convolutional Neural Networks, I was ...
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How to quickly change hand-drawn shapes to symmetrical polished shapes?

Given a hand-drawn shape, I'd like to generate the corresponding symmetrical polished shapes such as circle, rectangle, triangle, trapezoid, square, parallelogram, etc. A short video demonstration ...
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Is it necessary to label the background when generating the labelled dataset for semantic segmentation?

When I label images for semantic segmentation (using u-net, if that matters), is labeling the background (anything I am not interested in) necessary? Will it improve the network's performance?
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Is such a captcha AI-resistant?

Let's say we have a captcha system that consists of a greyscale picture (of a part of a street or something akin to re-captcha), divided into 9 blocks, with 2 missing pieces. You need to choose the ...
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Suppress heatmap non-maxima in segmentation with UNet

I'm using U-Net for image segmentation. The model was trained with images that could contain up to 4 different classes. The train classes are never overlapping. The output of the UNet is a heatmap (...
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Indoor scene understanding dataset which can be used commercially?

Is there a (large) indoor scene understanding datasets (providing instance segmentation masks) which can be used commercially ? All large scene understanding datasets (SceneNet, ScanNet, InteriorNet, ....
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Is Reinforcement Learning what I need for this image to image translation problem?

I have a paired dataset of binary images A and B: A1 paired with B1, A2-B2, etc., with simple shapes (rectangles, squares). The external software receives both images A and B and it returns a number ...
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How to compare SegNet, U-Net and EfficientNet?

SegNet and U-Net are created for segmentation problem and EfficientNet is created for classification problem. I have a task and it is saying that train these models on the same dataset and compare ...
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What is a fully convolution network?

I was surveying some literature related to Fully Convolutional Networks and came across the following phrase, A fully convolutional network is achieved by replacing the parameter-rich fully ...
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How can I efficiently detect subsections?

I have a feeling this question has a lot of research into it, but I can't find any relevant results. I'm trying to compare the similarity of audio Here, I have 2 virtually identical samples; however,...
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Super-Resolution with Convolutional Neuronal Networks, why interpolation at the beginning?

I have read several papers about super-resolution with CNNs, where a low-resolution image is reconstructed to a high-resolution image. What I don't understand is, why it is necessary to interpolate ...
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what will be the best loss function for unet to predict the each pixel values?

I'm predicting the used 9 pictures to predict the last picture so (40,40,9) -> unet -> (40,40,1) but as you see the predict picture It's not just a mask(0or 1) its float so which loss function ...
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How to create vector representation of roadmap like scans

What would be the best way to create a vector representation of roadmap like scans? The goal I am trying to achieve is illustrated below. The left side represents the source image, the right side the ...
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How to use 'Canny/Watershed' algorithm's output as an input for Image Classification Model

I have a very silly problem in hand. I have implemented 2 methods which give me the mask to separate the objects from the background. What I get from one method is the object encapsulated in the red ...
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Can neural network help me with detecting center coordinates of particles in an image?

I have an image of some nano particles that was taken with Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) attached here. I want to obtain center points coordinates (x,y) for each particle. Doing it by hand is ...
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What are some good alternatives to U-Net for biomedical image segmentation?

Soon I will be working on biomedical image segmentation (microscopy images). There will be a small amount of data (a few dozens at best). Is there a neural network, that can compete with U-Net, in ...
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How do I generate a feature representation of a saliency map (or mask)?

Generally, CNNs are used to extract feature representations of an image. I'm right now dealing with the class of CNN that produces saliency maps, which are generally in the format of a mask. I'm ...
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Tversky Loss paper implementation: Recall/Precision do not improve as stated

I have been trying to implement this paper and I am very much intrigued. I am working on a medical image problem where I have to segment very small specimens on Whole Slide Images (gigapixel ...
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What are the current tools and techniques for image segmentation in order of pragmatism?

To explain what I mean I'll depict the two extremes and something in the middle. 1) Most pragmatic: If you need to just segment a few images for a design project, forget AI. Go into Adobe Photoshop ...