A Data Compression Module for the SUNSET Platform
Danilo Avola, WSense s.r.l.
Marco Bernardi, WSense s.r.l.
Marco Bernardi, WSense s.r.l.
Chiara Petrioli, WSense s.r.l.

Keywords: Image Transmission;Image Compression;Side-scan sonar;Underwater Image Transmission

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A Large Scale Under-Sea Dataset for Marine Observation
Dian Zhang, Insight, Dublin City University
Swathikiran Srungavarapu, Enable, Dublin City University
Binwoei Choong, Enable, Dublin City University
Noel O'Connor, Insight, Dublin City University
Suzanne Little, Insight, Dublin City University

Keywords: under-sea; marine vision; dataset; fish detection; marine environment; MISSFish

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CNN-Based Monocular 3D Ship Detection Using Inverse Perspective
Dennis Griesser, University of Applied Sciences Konstanz
Daniel Dold, University of Applied Sciences Konstanz
Georg Umlauf, University of Applied Sciences Konstanz
Matthias Franz, University of Applied Sciences Konstanz

Keywords: inverse perspective, Mask R-CNN, 3D ship detection, ship dataset

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Circle detection in images: A deep learning approach
Muhammet Ercan, Singapore Polytechnic
Allen Liu, Singapore Polytechnic

Keywords: Computer vision; Circular object detection; deep learning

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Clustering based approach for underwater sunlight flicker removal
Abhijeet Tripathy, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela
Malkhan Singh, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela
Haraprasad Roy, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela

Keywords: Image processing;artifact removal;sunlight flicker;

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Comparison of region proposal methods for marine holograms
Zonghua Liu, University of Tokyo
Tomoko Takahashi, JAMSTEC
Thangavel Thevar, University of Aberdeen
Dhugal Lindsay, JAMSTEC
John Watson, University of Aberdeen
Blair Thornton, University of Tokyo

Keywords: digital holography, Raman spectroscopy, region proposal

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Contour-based approach for 3D mapping of underwater galleries
Quentin Massone, Laboratoire d'Informatique, de Robotique et de Microélectronique de Montpellier (LIRMM)
Sebastien Druon, Laboratoire d'Informatique, de Robotique et de Microélectronique de Montpellier (LIRMM)
Yohan Breux, Laboratoire d'Informatique, de Robotique et de Microélectronique de Montpellier (LIRMM)
Jean Triboulet, Laboratoire d'Informatique, de Robotique et de Microélectronique de Montpellier (LIRMM)

Keywords: Stereo camera; light projection; 3D reconstruction; edge detection; karst aquifer; underwater

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Detecting Organisms for Marine Video Surveillance
Zhensheng Shi, Ocean University of China
Cheng Guan, Ocean University of China
Liangjie Cao, Ocean University of China
Qianqian Li, Ocean University of China
Ju Liang, Ocean University of China
Zonghui Guo, Ocean University of China
Zhaorui Gu, Ocean University of China
Haiyong Zheng, Ocean University of China
Bing Zheng, Ocean University of China

Keywords: Convolutional Neural Network; Object Detection; Marine Organisms Detection; Marine Video Surveillance

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Detection of Small Ships in Remote Sensing Images based on Deep Convolutional Neural Network
Tingchao Shi, Northwestern Polytechnical University
Mingyong Liu, Northwestern Polytechnical University
Yun Niu, Northwestern Polytechnical University
Lianggen You, Northwestern Polytechnical University
Liwei Xuan, Northwestern Polytechnical University
Cong Wang, Northwestern Polytechnical University

Keywords: Remote Sensing, YOLOv3, Small Ships, Detection

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Estimation of underwater horizontal visibility for divers and ROVs
Vladimyros Devrelis, Ballistic Systems Pty Ltd
Joyce Mau, DST Group
Geoffrey Day, DST Group
Dennis Delic, DST Group

Keywords: Secchi disk depth; attenuation coefficient; horizontal visibility; underwater visibility; predictive models; SPAD

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Few-shot Fish Image Generation and Classification
Zonghui Guo, Ocean University of China
Liqiang Zhang, Ocean University of China
Yufeng Jiang, Ocean University of China
Wenjie Niu, Ocean University of China
Zhaorui Gu, Ocean University of China
Haiyong Zheng, Ocean University of China
Bing Zheng, Ocean University of China
Guoyu Wang, Ocean University of China

Keywords: Few-shot; Image-to-image translation; Generation; Classification; GAN

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Impact of water quality on Single Photon Avalanche Diode direct time-of-flight imaging
Joyce Mau, DST Group
Vladimyros Devrelis, Ballistic Systems Pty Ltd
Geoffrey Day, DST Group
Jochen Trumpf, Australian National University
Dennis Delic, DST Group

Keywords: attenuation coefficient; detection; classification; volume scattering function; SPAD;

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Machine Learning Applied to the Underwater Radar-Encoded Laser System
David Illig, NAWCAD
Keenan Kocan, NAWCAD
Linda Mullen, NAWCAD

Keywords: imaging; lasers; lidar; machine learning; scattering; underwater optics; degraded visual environments; autoencoder

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Machine Vision Techniques for Situational Awareness and Path Planning in Model Test Basin Ice-Covered Waters
Robert Gash, National Research Council of Canada
Kevin Murrant, National Research Council of Canada
Jason Mills, National Research Council of Canada
David Millan, National Research Council of Canada

Keywords: Model Testing; Ice Basin; Managed Ice; Computer Vision; Image Processing; Path-Planning; Route Generation; Path Following; Vessel Control; Autonomous Vessels

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Parametric Design of Underwater Optical Systems
Gideon Billings, University of Michigan Ann Arbor
Eduardo Iscar, University of Michigan Ann Arbor
Matthew Johnson-Roberson, University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Keywords: imaging; vision; camera system; vehicle design

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Plankton Image Classification Using Deep Convolutional Neural Networks with Second-order Features
Angang Du, Ocean University of China
Zhaorui Gu, Ocean University of China
Zhibin Yu, Ocean University of China
Haiyong Zheng, Ocean University of China
Bing Zheng, Ocean University of China

Keywords: Plankton Image Classification; Deep Convolutional Neural Networks; Second-order Pooling

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Prominent Object Detection in Underwater Environment using a Dual-feature Framework
Deepak Rout, National Institute of Technology Goa
Badri Subudhi, Indian Institute of Technology Jammu
Thangaraj Veerakumar, National Institute of Technology Goa
Santanu Chaudhury, Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur

Keywords: Prominent object detection;Local Binary Pattern; Ocean life preservation;Underwater surveillance

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Research on underwater image calibration based on fisheye lens in embedded system and visual angle of simulated human eyes
Xuefeng Liu, QingDao University of science and techology
Ruiqing Ji, QingDao University of science and techology
Hao Wang, QingDao University of science and techology
Min Fu, Ocean University of China

Keywords: fisheye image, local calibration , human eyes

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SCS Assessment Method for Underwater Images Based on HVS
Cheng Zhen, Ocean University of China
Mengnan Sun, Ocean University of China
Min Fu, Ocean University of China
Jingjing Qin, Ocean University of China
Enyi Chen, Ocean University of China
Bing Zheng, Ocean University of China

Keywords: underwater image quality assessment;HVS;brightness difference;color saturation;edge sharpness

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SUZE: A hybrid approach for multi-fish detection and tracking
Aditi Bhateja, IIT Delhi
Brejesh Lall, IIT Delhi
Prem Kalra, IIT Delhi
Kompal Chaudhary, Banasthali University

Keywords: Feature Engineering; Object Detection; Object Tracking

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Sea Ice Image Semantic Segmentation Using Deep Neural Networks
Benjamin Dowden, Memorial University
Oscar De Silva, Memorial University
Weimin Huang, Memorial University

Keywords: Semantic segmentation; deep neural network; intelligent systems; machine learning; sea ice

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Sine cosine algorithm for underwater multilevel thresholding image segmentation
Zheping Yan, College of Automation, Harbin Engineering University
Jinzhong Zhang, College of Automation,Harbin Engineering University
Jialing Tang, College of Automation, Harbin Engineering University

Keywords: multilevel thresholding, image segmentation, sine cosine algorithm, Kapur?s entropy

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Single Image Super-Resolution for Domain-Specific Ultra-Low Bandwidth Image Transmission
Jesper Christensen, Technical University of Denmark
Lars Mogensen, ATLAS MARIDAN ApS
Ole Ravn, Technical University of Denmark

Keywords: Artificial intelligence; deep learning; convolutional neural networks; super-resolution; low bandwidth

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Super Resolution of Sea Surface Temperature Satellite Images
Deepak Subramani, Indian Institute of Science
Devyani Lambhate, Indian Institute of Science

Keywords: Downscaling; Particle Filter; Generative Adversarial Network; Bayesian; Data Assimilation

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Synchronization and calibration of a stereo vision system
Xin Chen, University of Electronic Science & Technology of China
Xiangfei Wu, University of Electronic Science & Technology of China
Xiaomei Xie, University of Electronic Science & Technology of China
Ya Huang, University of Portsmouth

Keywords: stereo vision, camera synchronization, stereo calibration

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Target Detection in Underwater Lidar using Machine Learning to Classify Peak Signals
Connor Hunt, Grove City College
Jacob Young, Grove City College
Jacob Brothers, Grove City College
Jonathan Hutchins, Grove City College
Luke Rumbaugh, Grove City College
David Illig, Naval Air Warfare Center

Keywords: underwater lidar; target detection; machine learning

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Underwater Image Mosaics for AUV-Mounted Cameras
Erik Bakken, Norwegian Defence Research Establishment
Øivind Midtgaard, Norwegian Defence Research Establishment

Keywords: mosaic; AUV; underwater optical imaging

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Underwater Image Processing to Detect Polymetallic Nodule Using Template Matching
Prabhakaran Kalidass, National Institute of Ocean Technology
Ramesh R, National Institute of Ocean Technology
Nidhi Varshney, National Institute of Ocean Technology
Rajesh S, National Institute of Ocean Technology
Gopakumar Kuttikrishnan, National Institute of Ocean Technology
Ramadass A, NIOT
Atmanand A, NIOT

Keywords: Histogram Equalization, CLAHE, CDF, Multiscale templates, Underwater images, polymetallic nodules

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Very Small Neural Networks for Optical Classification of Fish Images and Videos
Marius Paraschiv, IMDEA Networks
Ricardo Padrino, IMDEA Networks
Paolo Casari, University of Trento
Antonio Fernandez Anta, IMDEA Networks

Keywords: neural network; computer vision; classification; pattern recognition

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YOLO Nano Underwater: A Fast and Compact Object Detector for Embedded Device
Lin Wang, Harbin Engineering University
Xiufen Ye, Harbin Engineering University
Huiming Xing, Beijing Institute of Technology
Zhengyang Wang, Harbin Engineering University
Peng Li, Harbin Commerce University

Keywords: Underwater Object Detection, Embedded Neural Network, Instance Normalization

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