Benchmarking Saliency Detection Methods on Multimodal Image Data

  • Hanan AnzidEmail author
  • Gaetan Le Goic
  • Aissam Bekkari
  • Alamin Mansouri
  • Driss Mammass
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10884)


Saliency detecmage processing. Most of the work is adapted to the specific application and available dataset. The present work is about a comparative analysis of saliency detection for multimodal images dataset. There were many researches on the detection of saliency on several types of images, such as multispectral, natural, 3D and so on. This work presents a first focused study on saliency detection on multimodal images. Our database was extracted from acquisitions on cultural heritage wall paintings that contain four modalities UV, IR, Visible and fluorescence. In this paper, the analysis has been performed for many methods on saliency detection. We evaluate the performance of each method using NSS similarity metric. The results show that the best methods are [16] for visible modality, and [20] for UV, IR and fluorescence modalities.


Saliency map Multimodal images 



The authors thank the Chateau de Germolles managers for providing data and expertise and the COST Action TD1201 Colour and Space in Cultural Heritage (COSCH) ( for supporting this case study. The authors also thank the PHC Toubkal/16/31: 34676YA program for the financial support.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hanan Anzid
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Gaetan Le Goic
    • 2
  • Aissam Bekkari
    • 1
  • Alamin Mansouri
    • 2
  • Driss Mammass
    • 1
  1. 1.IRF-SIC Laboratory, Faculty of ScienceAgadirMorocco
  2. 2.LE2I LaboratoryUniversity of Burgundy-Franche-ComteDijonFrance

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