The SUN Attribute Database: Beyond Categories for Deeper Scene Understanding

  title={The SUN Attribute Database: Beyond Categories for Deeper Scene Understanding},
  author={Genevieve Patterson and Chen Xu and Hang Su and James Hays},
  journal={International Journal of Computer Vision},
In this paper we present the first large-scale scene attribute database. First, we perform crowdsourced human studies to find a taxonomy of 102 discriminative attributes. We discover attributes related to materials, surface properties, lighting, affordances, and spatial layout. Next, we build the “SUN attribute database” on top of the diverse SUN categorical database. We use crowdsourcing to annotate attributes for 14,340 images from 707 scene categories. We perform numerous experiments to… CONTINUE READING
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