Nonparametric Scene Parsing via Label Transfer

@article{Liu2011NonparametricSP,
  title={Nonparametric Scene Parsing via Label Transfer},
  author={Ce Liu and Jenny Yuen and Antonio Torralba},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence},
  year={2011},
  volume={33},
  pages={2368-2382}
}
While there has been a lot of recent work on object recognition and image understanding, the focus has been on carefully establishing mathematical models for images, scenes, and objects. In this paper, we propose a novel, nonparametric approach for object recognition and scene parsing using a new technology we name label transfer. For an input image, our system first retrieves its nearest neighbors from a large database containing fully annotated images. Then, the system establishes dense… 

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