Dataset for Supervised Evaluation of Seed-Based Interactive Image Segmentation Algorithms
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This dataset consists of 50 images, ground-truth data and two sets of scribbles, and it has been made publicly available. As can be seen, the images contain an object that could be unambiguously extracted by users.
User inputs are provided by means of two sets of scribbles which indicate foreground and background regions. For the first set, we use the scribbles for initializing robot user from the Geodesic Star Convexit dataset. These employ on average about 4 strokes per image, yet they mark a small area of the foreground object. Finally, a new set of scribbles was created in order to extend this dataset. In this set, the scribbles indicate and mark in more detail the foreground region.
These sets reflect two degrees of user effort: the second set marks in more detail foreground regions when compared to the first set of scribbles.
Andrade F., Carrera E. V., "Supervised evaluation of seed-based interactive image segmentation algorithms", In Proceedings of the 20th Symposium on Image, Signal Processing, and Artificial Vision, ISBN 978-1-4673-9461-1, Bogota, Colombia, pp. 225-231, September 2015. (IEEE)
Notes about the research
- The Problem of Evaluating Interactive Segmentation
- Novel Dataset for Interactive Segmentation Evaluation
This research was conducted at Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas - ESPE. Supervisor: Enrique V. Carrera, PhD.