Saliency Detection

Date:

Humans are able to detect visually distinctive, so-called salient, scene regions effortlessly and rapidly in a pre-attentive stage. It helps to find the objects or regions that efficiently represent a scene, a useful step in complex vision problems such as scene understanding. Some topics that are closely or remotely related to visual saliency include salient object detection, fixation prediction, image quality assessment, scene attributes.

More information here