If you want to automate your object detection or photo-identification image tasks in an easy way with free open-source software, the SalientDetector-Python is the tool for you


Cite this software

What SalientDetector-python can do for you

  • Provides implementation of a competitive Data-driven Morphological Salient Region (DMSR) image detector for computer vision, biodiversity and other researchers who need to analyzable large amount of images for discovering or identifying objects or scenes
  • Highly repetitive detection and visualization of salient regions in multiple structured images of the same scene or object of interest
  • Open-source and free code
  • Successfully applied to various tasks: automated determination weather images are from the same scene, marine mammals photo-identification, wood species classification from microscopy images, etc.
  • DMSR shows invariance to affine geometric image transformations as well as to photo-metric transformations such as blur and lighting
  • DMSR gives better results than the popular MSER region detector

E. Ranguelova, "A Salient Region Detector for structured images,"
2016 IEEE/ACS 13th International Conference of Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA),
Agadir, 2016, pp. 1-8.
doi: 10.1109/AICCSA.2016.7945643

Programming languages
  • Jupyter Notebook 99%
  • Python 1%
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Participating organisations

Netherlands eScience Center


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    Published in 2016


Contact person

Elena Ranguelova

Elena Ranguelova

Netherlands eScience Center
Mail Elena
Dafne van Kuppevelt
Dafne van Kuppevelt
Netherlands eScience Center
Elena Ranguelova
Elena Ranguelova
Netherlands eScience Center

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