Choosing Basic-Level Concept Names Using Visual and Language Context

@article{Mathews2015ChoosingBC,
  title={Choosing Basic-Level Concept Names Using Visual and Language Context},
  author={Alexander Patrick Mathews and Lexing Xie and Xuming He},
  journal={2015 IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision},
  year={2015},
  pages={595-602}
}
We study basic-level categories for describing visual concepts, and empirically observe context-dependant basic level names across thousands of concepts. We propose methods for predicting basic-level names using a series of classification and ranking tasks, producing the first large scale catalogue of basic-level names for hundreds of thousands of images depicting thousands of visual concepts. We also demonstrate the usefulness of our method with a picture-to-word task, showing strong… CONTINUE READING

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