CE23 - Intelligence artificielle

Unsupervised representation learning for image recognition – UnLIR

Submission summary

The proposed project lies in the field of computer vision and deep learning.
We particularly study image classification and retrieval.

As for machine learning, computer vision has witnessed a core change with the recent re-popularization of Deep Neural Networks (DNN).
Even though the recent deep learning methods offer great performance on numerous problems, several limitations are to be studied.

1) Complex tasks, such as fine grained classification problems, where better objective functions and more discriminative intermediate representation outperform DNNs.
2) The requirement for large amounts of annotated data.
3) The explainability of networks.

This project seeks answers to three questions:
-How to build networks capable of solving fine grained visual recognition tasks?
-How to train a network with few to no labeled data?
-How to explain a network decision?

More precisely, we want to improve methods capabilities to learn from few to no data in order to build highly performing discriminative representations that can address complex recognition problems. Following the methods developed, we will provide insight on how such models take their decisions.

Project coordinator

Monsieur Ronan Sicre (LIS)

The author of this summary is the project coordinator, who is responsible for the content of this summary. The ANR declines any responsibility as for its contents.


LINKMEDIA Creating and exploiting explicit links between multimedia fragments

Help of the ANR 264,135 euros
Beginning and duration of the scientific project: December 2019 - 48 Months

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