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Overview of ImageCLEF 2017: Information extraction from images

Ionescu, B and Müller, H and Villegas, M and Arenas, H and Boato, G and Dang-Nguyen, D-T and Dicente Cid, Y and Eickhoff, C and Garcia Seco De Herrera, A and Gurrin, C and Islam, B and Kovalev, V and Liauchuk, V and Mothe, J and Piras, L and Riegler, M and Schwall, I (2017) Overview of ImageCLEF 2017: Information extraction from images. In: 8th International Conference of the CLEF Association, CLEF 2017, 2017-09-11 - 2017-09-14, Dublin, Ireland.

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Abstract

This paper presents an overview of the ImageCLEF 2017 evaluation campaign, an event that was organized as part of the CLEF (Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum) labs 2017. ImageCLEF is an ongoing initiative (started in 2003) that promotes the evaluation of technologies for annotation, indexing and retrieval for providing information access to collections of images in various usage scenarios and domains. In 2017, the 15th edition of ImageCLEF, three main tasks were proposed and one pilot task: (1) a LifeLog task about searching in LifeLog data, so videos, images and other sources; (2) a caption prediction task that aims at predicting the caption of a figure from the biomedical literature based on the figure alone; (3) a tuberculosis task that aims at detecting the tuberculosis type from CT (Computed Tomography) volumes of the lung and also the drug resistance of the tuberculosis; and (4) a remote sensing pilot task that aims at predicting population density based on satellite images. The strong participation of over 150 research groups registering for the four tasks and 27 groups submitting results shows the interest in this benchmarking campaign despite the fact that all four tasks were new and had to create their own community.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Published proceedings: Experimental IR Meets Multilinguality, Multimodality, and Interaction 8th International Conference of the CLEF Association, CLEF 2017, Dublin, Ireland, September 11–14, 2017, Proceedings. Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10456)
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, School of
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2020 13:54
Last Modified: 27 Jan 2020 10:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/22214

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