When it comes to getting good performances from deep learning tasks, the more data the merrier. However, we may only have limited data with us. Data Augmentation is one way to battle this shortage of data, by artificially augmenting our dataset. In fact, the technique has proven to be so successful that it's become a staple of deep learning systems.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://blog.paperspace.com/data-augmentation-for-bounding-boxes/