HW1 - Image Retrieval using Visual and Textual Features (due Feb 16, 11:59pm)

In this homework you will explore simple image and text features in a retrieval scenario. You can program in the language of your choice (matlab and/or python are encouraged).


Download this shopping data collection shopping.tar.gz. This data contains real shopping images from the web depicting 2 categories (bags and shoes) and text descriptions associated with each image. The "images" directory contains your database of web images and descriptions, while "queryimages" contains example query image-description pairs.

Part 1 - Image Feature Based Retrieval (25 pts)

Part 2 - Text Feature Based Retrieval (25 pts)

Part 3 - Combined Text & Image based Retrieval (20 pts)

Part 4 - Freestyle (30 pts)

What To Turn In

Submit by email to unc.790.133@gmail.com:

Tips (if using matlab)