Evaluating the descriptive power of Instagram hashtags

  title={Evaluating the descriptive power of Instagram hashtags},
  author={Stamatios Giannoulakis and Nicolas Tsapatsoulis},
  journal={J. Innovation in Digital Ecosystems},
Image tagging is an essential step for developing Automatic Image Annotation (AIA) methods that are based on the learning by example paradigm. However, manual image annotation, even for creating training sets for machine learning algorithms, requires hard effort and contains human judgment errors and subjectivity. Thus, alternative ways for automatically creating training examples, i.e., pairs of images and tags, are pursued. In this work, we investigate whether tags accompanying photos in the… CONTINUE READING
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