SCIENCE CHINA Information Sciences, Volume 61, Issue 10: 109101(2018) https://doi.org/10.1007/s11432-018-9497-0

GlanceNets – efficient convolutional neural networks with adaptive hard example mining

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  • ReceivedFeb 27, 2018
  • AcceptedMay 30, 2018
  • PublishedSep 3, 2018


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This work was supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 61632081) and National Program of Key Basic Research Project (973 Program) (Grant No. 2014CB340400).


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  • Figure 1

    (Color online) A GlanceNet consists of a backbone CNN architecture and several bypasses, in which the proposed online hard example mining method (green boxes) and threshold learning method (blue boxes) are applied. Detail compositions of a bypass are shown on the right.

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