BOLD Features to Detect Texture-less Objects

Federico Tombari, Alessandro Franchi, Luigi Di Stefano; The IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2013, pp. 1265-1272


Object detection in images withstanding significant clutter and occlusion is still a challenging task whenever the object surface is characterized by poor informative content. We propose to tackle this problem by a compact and distinctive representation of groups of neighboring line segments aggregated over limited spatial supports and invariant to rotation, translation and scale changes. Peculiarly, our proposal allows for leveraging on the inherent strengths of descriptor-based approaches, i.e. robustness to occlusion and clutter and scalability with respect to the size of the model library, also when dealing with scarcely textured objects.

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author = {Tombari, Federico and Franchi, Alessandro and Di Stefano, Luigi},
title = {BOLD Features to Detect Texture-less Objects},
booktitle = {The IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV)},
month = {December},
year = {2013}