TensorFlow Object Detection API tutorial

This is a step-by-step tutorial/guide to setting up and using TensorFlow’s Object Detection API to perform, namely, object detection in images/video.

The software tools which we shall use throughout this tutorial are listed in the table below:

Target Software versions
OS Windows, Linux [*]
Python 3.6
TensorFlow 1.9
CUDA Toolkit v9.0
CuDNN v7.0.5
Anaconda Python 3.7 (Optional)
[*]Even though this tutorial is mostly based (and properly tested) on Windows 10, information is also provided for Linux systems.

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