Transfer learning via attributes for improved on-the-fly classification

  title={Transfer learning via attributes for improved on-the-fly classification},
  author={Praveen Kulkarni and Gaurav Sharma and Joaquin Zepeda and Louis Chevallier},
  journal={IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision},
Retrieving images for an arbitrary user query, provided in textual form, is a challenging problem. A recently proposed method addresses this by constructing a visual classifier with images returned by an internet image search engine, based on the user query, as positive images while using a fixed pool of negative images. However, in practice, not all the images obtained from internet image search are always pertinent to the query; some might contain abstract or artistic representation of the… CONTINUE READING