This code implements the MSER small target detection algorithm in the following paper:
Jing Lou, Wei Zhu, Huan Wang, Mingwu Ren, "Small Target Detection Combining Regional Stability and Saliency in a Color Image," Multimedia Tools and Applications, vol. 76, no. 13, pp. 14781-14798, 2017. doi:10.1007/s11042-016-4025-7
Project page: http://www.loujing.com/rss-small-target/
You can directly download the zipped file of the MATLAB code: MSER.zip.
Copyright (C) 2016 Jing Lou (楼竞)
The usage of this code is restricted for non-profit research usage only and using of the code is at the user's risk.
This algorithm utilizes the VLFeat open source library:
Vedaldi A, Fulkerson B (2008) VLFeat: An open and portable library of computer vision algorithms, version 0.9.19. http://www.vlfeat.org/
vlfeat-0.9.19.zipand run the algorithm by the command:
In each dataset folder, the resulting subfolder
MSERcontains MAT and PNG files. For each input color image, the resulting MAT file is a structure array "MSERs". Each structure element in "MSERs" includes two specified properties of a detected small target: Pixel List and Bounding Box.