Convert Mask R-CNN model to TFLite with Tensorflow 2.3

Mask R-CNN is one of the important models in the object detection world. It was published in 2018 and it has multiple implementations based on Pytorch (detectron2) and Tensorflow (object detection).

In this quick tutorial, we will explore how we can export Mask R-CNN to tflite so that it can be used on mobile devices such as Android smartphones. We are going to use leekunhee/Mask_RCNN version of Mask R-CNN which is a fork of the greatest implementation done by matterport/Mask_RCNN. The latter implementation is based on Keras and…