What makes an image memorable?

@article{Isola2011WhatMA,
  title={What makes an image memorable?},
  author={Phillip Isola and Jianxiong Xiao and Antonio Torralba and Aude Oliva},
  journal={CVPR 2011},
  year={2011},
  pages={145-152}
}
When glancing at a magazine, or browsing the Internet, we are continuously being exposed to photographs. Despite of this overflow of visual information, humans are extremely good at remembering thousands of pictures along with some of their visual details. But not all images are equal in memory. Some stitch to our minds, and other are forgotten. In this paper we focus on the problem of predicting how memorable an image will be. We show that memorability is a stable property of an image that is… CONTINUE READING
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