MSR-Bing Image Retrieval Challenge
Microsoft Research in partnership with Bing is happy to launch the second MSR-Bing Challenge on Image Retrieval
Do you have what it takes to build the best image retrieval system? Enter this Challenge
to develop an image scoring system for a search query.
In doing so, you can:
- Try out your image retrieval system using real world data;
- See how it compares to the rest of the community’s entries;
- Get to be a contender for ACM Multimedia
2013 Grand Challenge;
- Be eligible to win a cash prize.
Congratulations to the top five teams!
NTU MIRA (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
Orange/BYRFTRD (France Telecom Orange Labs & Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing, China)
NLPR_MMC (Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China)
YaM (Yandex, Moscow, Russia)
USTC-CityU (University of Science and Technology of China & City University of HongKong, Hefei & Hong Kong, China)
(last update on 8/11/2013)
***IMPORTANT***: All contestants who got DCG higher than 0.46 please register your team (with real names of team members or at least team leader and the country of residence) in the CMT system (or send us emails) by the end of *** Aug 8 (PDT) ***. Contestants without sending/submitting this information won't be considered as winners per the contest rules. (posted on 8/6/2013)
***IMPORTANT***: All contestants who got DCG higher than 0.46 please register your team in the CMT system and submit your description by Aug 5 (2~4 pages). Not qualified for the awards if no team information (at least the real name and country of residence of the team leader) is found in the CMT.(posted on 8/1/2013)
These teams have not registered to CMT or sent team information so far: BLXLRousongBread (last update on 8/9/2013)
News: Evaluation End Date has been extended to 9pm PDT July 30!
News: Deadline of Industrial Track has been extended!
Extended Deadlines (firm):
Important Note:Participants please register your system ID/title/abstract by June 30 here . Please note this is
for submitting description papers for the systems for the industrial track. You're required to register your system title/abstract and the team information by June 17. After evaluation ends, we will send further guidelines for submitting
a full description paper. Please note this is different from the ACM Multimedia 2013 Grand Challenge paper (which should follow the guideline of the ACM Multimedia Conference).
Published on March 20, 2013: persectives from MSR Researcher Dr. Xian-sheng Hua on the Challenge.
Published on April 12, 2013: An FAQ answered: Can I use additional data? by Xian-sheng Hau and Linjun Yang.