Image Super-Resolution With Cross-Scale Non-Local Attention and Exhaustive Self-Exemplars Mining

CVPR 2020

Image Super-Resolution With Cross-Scale Non-Local Attention and Exhaustive Self-Exemplars Mining

Sep 29, 2020
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Authors: Yiqun Mei, Yuchen Fan, Yuqian Zhou, Lichao Huang, Thomas S. Huang, Honghui Shi Description: Deep convolution-based single image super-resolution (SISR) networks embrace the benefits of learning from large-scale external image resources for local recovery, yet most existing works have ignored the long-range feature-wise similarities in natural images. Some recent works have successfully leveraged this intrinsic feature correlation by exploring non-local attention modules. However, none of the current deep models have studied another inherent property of images: cross-scale feature correlation. In this paper, we propose the first Cross-Scale Non-Local (CS-NL) attention module with integration into a recurrent neural network. By combining the new CS-NL prior with local and in-scale non-local priors in a powerful recurrent fusion cell, we can find more cross-scale feature correlations within a single low-resolution (LR) image. The performance of SISR is significantly improved by exhaustively integrating all possible priors. Extensive experiments demonstrate the effectiveness of the proposed CS-NL module by setting new state-of-the-arts on multiple SISR benchmarks.

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