BossaNova at ImageCLEF 2012 Flickr Photo Annotation Task

@inproceedings{Avila2012BossaNovaAI,
  title={BossaNova at ImageCLEF 2012 Flickr Photo Annotation Task},
  author={Sandra Eliza Fontes de Avila and Nicolas Thome and Matthieu Cord and Eduardo Valle and Arnaldo de Albuquerque Ara{\'u}jo},
  booktitle={CLEF},
  year={2012}
}
We present the BossaNova scheme for the ImageCLEF 2012 Flickr Photo Annotation Task. BossaNova is a mid-level image representation, recently developed by our team, that enriches the Bag-of-Words representation, by keeping a histogram of distances between the descriptors found in the image and those in the codebook. Our scheme has the advantage of being conceptually simple, non-parametric, and easily adaptable. Compared to other schemes existing in the literature to add information to the Bag-of… CONTINUE READING