sa·​lien·​cy | \ ˈsā-lyən(t)-sē How to pronounce saliency (audio) , -lē-ən(t)-\
plural saliencies

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First, a saliency algorithm identified feature-rich areas. Jacek Krywko, Ars Technica, "To make Curiosity (et al) more curious, NASA and ESA smarten up AI in space," 16 July 2018

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1664, in the meaning defined above

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