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A Neural-Symbolic Architecture for Inverse Graphics Improved by Lifelong Meta-learning

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We follow the idea of formulating vision as inverse graphics and propose a new type of element for this task, a neural-symbolic capsule. It is capable of de-rendering a scene into semantic information feed-forward, as well as rendering it feed-backward. An initial set of capsules for graphical primitives is obtained from a generative grammar and connected into a full capsule network. Lifelong meta-learning continuously improves this network’s detection capabilities by adding capsules for new and more complex objects it detects in a scene using few-shot learning. Preliminary results demonstrate the potential of our novel approach.

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Kissner, M., Mayer, H. (2019). A Neural-Symbolic Architecture for Inverse Graphics Improved by Lifelong Meta-learning. In: Fink, G., Frintrop, S., Jiang, X. (eds) Pattern Recognition. DAGM GCPR 2019. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 11824. Springer, Cham.

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