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Computational Visual Media

Keywords

livestock detection, segmentation, classi-fication

Abstract

In order to accurately count the number of animals grazing on grassland, we present a livestock detection algorithm using modified versions of U-net and Google Inception-v4 net. This method works wellto detect dense and touching instances. We also introduce a dataset for livestock detection in aerial images, consisting of 89 aerial images collected by quadcopter. Each image has resolution of about 3000×4000 pixels, and contains livestock with varying shapes, scales, and orientations.@@We evaluate our method by comparison against Faster RCNN and Yolo-v3 algorithms using our aerial livestock dataset. The average precision of our method is better than Yolo-v3 and is comparable to Faster RCNN.

Publisher

Tsinghua University Press

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