A Systematic Evaluation of Object Detection Networks for Scientific Plots

5 Jul 2020Pritha GangulyNitesh MethaniMitesh M. KhapraPratyush Kumar

Are existing object detection methods adequate for detecting text and visual elements in scientific plots which are arguably different than the objects found in natural images? To answer this question, we train and compare the accuracy of Fast/Faster R-CNN, SSD, YOLO and RetinaNet on the PlotQA dataset with over 220,000 scientific plots... (read more)

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