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Studying Object Naming with Online Photos and Caption

Mathews, Alexander; Xie, Lexing; He, Xuming


We explore what names people use to describe visual concepts and why these names are chosen. Choosing object names has been a topic of interest in cognitive psychology, but a systematic, data-driven approach for naming at the scale of thousands of objects does not yet exist. First, we find that visual context has interpretable effects on visual naming, by analysing the MSCOCO dataset that has manually annotated objects and captions containing the natural language names for the object. We show...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Conference paper
Source: Studying Object Naming with Online Photos and Caption
DOI: 10.1145/2814815.2814817


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