Insights From A Large-Scale Database of Material Depictions In Paintings

@inproceedings{Lin2020InsightsFA,
  title={Insights From A Large-Scale Database of Material Depictions In Paintings},
  author={Hubert Lin and Mitchell van Zuijlen and Maarten W. A. Wijntjes and Sylvia C. Pont and Kavita Bala},
  booktitle={ICPR Workshops},
  year={2020}
}
Deep learning has paved the way for strong recognition systems which are often both trained on and applied to natural images. In this paper, we examine the give-and-take relationship between such visual recognition systems and the rich information available in the fine arts. First, we find that visual recognition systems designed for natural images can work surprisingly well on paintings. In particular, we find that interactive segmentation tools can be used to cleanly annotate polygonal… Expand

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