Posted on Friday 21st of November by sarah
Now here’s a little something to blow your mind: Google has developed new image recognition software that doesn’t just represent an object in the image as text (e.g., a motorcyclist) but actually tells you in a sentence what’s going on in any piece of image content it processes. Actual example: “A person riding a motorcycle on a dirt road” to describe an image of … you guessed it, a person riding a motorcycle along a dirt road). Its added verbs to the standard (and not especially useful) repertoire of nouns.
Google research scientists Oriol Vinyals, Sammy Bengio, Alexander Toshev and Dumitru Erhan have just blogged about Google’s new machine learning technology – and it goes well beyond the most advanced capabilities of image recognition to date (things like object detection, classification and labelling, all of which have recently been greatly improved). Google has been using huge collections of simulated … Continued