How we’re teaching computers to understand pictures

Fei-Fei Li undertook one of the largest projects to use MTurk to label data.  She gave a TED Talk about a year ago on it.

“When a very young child looks at a picture, she can identify simple elements: “cat,” “book,” “chair.” Now, computers are getting smart enough to do that too. What’s next? In a thrilling talk, computer vision expert Fei-Fei Li describes the state of the art — including the database of 15 million photos her team built to “teach” a computer to understand pictures — and the key insights yet to come.”

More at Ted.com.
(Contributor: Rachel Baer)

 

 

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How we’re teaching computers to understand pictures

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