Fully-Convolutional Siamese Networks for Object Tracking

30 Jun 2016  ·  Luca Bertinetto, Jack Valmadre, João F. Henriques, Andrea Vedaldi, Philip H. S. Torr ·

The problem of arbitrary object tracking has traditionally been tackled by learning a model of the object's appearance exclusively online, using as sole training data the video itself. Despite the success of these methods, their online-only approach inherently limits the richness of the model they can learn... Recently, several attempts have been made to exploit the expressive power of deep convolutional networks. However, when the object to track is not known beforehand, it is necessary to perform Stochastic Gradient Descent online to adapt the weights of the network, severely compromising the speed of the system. In this paper we equip a basic tracking algorithm with a novel fully-convolutional Siamese network trained end-to-end on the ILSVRC15 dataset for object detection in video. Our tracker operates at frame-rates beyond real-time and, despite its extreme simplicity, achieves state-of-the-art performance in multiple benchmarks. read more

PDF Abstract


Results from the Paper

Results from Other Papers

Task Dataset Model Metric Name Metric Value Rank Source Paper Compare
Visual Object Tracking OTB-2013 SiamFC-3s AUC 0.607 # 7
Visual Object Tracking OTB-50 SiamFC-3s AUC 0.516 # 4