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FAME: Face Association through Model Evolution

Here, I summarized our new method called FAME for learning Face Models from a noisy set of web images. I am studying this for my MS Thesis. To be a little intro to my thesis, the title is “Mining Web Images for Concept Learning” and it introduces two new methods for automatic learning of visual concepts from noisy web images. The first proposed method is FAME and the other work was presented here before called ConceptMap and it is presented at ECCV14 (self-promotion :)).

Before I start, I should disclaim that FAME is not a fully furnished work and waiting your valuable comments. Please leave your statements about anything you find useful, ridiculous, awkward, or great.

In this work, we grasp the problem of learning face models from public face images collected from the Web through querying a particular person’s name. Collected images are called weakly-labeled by the rough prescription of the defined query. However, the data is very noisy even after face detection, with false detections or several irrelevant faces Continue Reading

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Our ECCV2014 work "ConceptMap: Mining noisy web data for concept learning"

—- I am living the joy of seeing my paper title on the list of accepted ECCV14 papers :). Seeing the outcome of your work makes worthwhile all your day to night efforts, REALLY!!!. Before start, I shall thank to my supervisor Pinar Duygulu for her great guidance.—-

In this post, I would like to summarize the title work since I believe sometimes a friendly blog post might be more expressive than a solid scientific article.

“ConceptMap: Mining noisy web data for concept learning” proposes a pipeline so as to learn wide range of visual concepts by only defining a query to a image search engine. The idea is to query a concept at the service and download a huge bunch of images. Cluster images as removing the irrelevant instances. Learn a model from each of the clusters. At the end, each concept is represented by the ensemble of these classifiers. Continue Reading

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