Learning visual ideals

  • M. Burge
  • W. Burger
Session 10: Recognition & Reconstruction
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1311)


We address the problem of describing, recognizing, and learning generic, free-form objects in real-world scenes. We introduce a hybrid appearance-based approach, IDEAL, where objects are encoded as a loose collections of parts and the relations between them. The key features of this new approach are the structural part decomposition combining multi-scale wavelet segmentation and hierarchical blobs, and learning to recognize generic object categories, exhibiting large intra-class variability, from real examples with automatic model acquisition.


Part Path Segment Segment Blob Feature Evidence Vector Generic Object Category 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Burge
    • 1
  • W. Burger
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Systems Science Computer Vision LaboratoryJohannes Kepler UniversityLinzAustria

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