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Contour Tracking

Contour tracking methods iteratively evolve an initial contour initialized from the previous frame to its new position in the current frame. Our approach to contour tracking directly evolves the contour by minimizing the contour energy using gradient descent. 

Tracking the contour of a tennis player as she undergoes non-rigid motion.

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