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Visual Processing For Social Media, ICIP 2012

A tutorial presented on September 30, 2012.

by Andrew Gallagher and Tsuhan Chen

For the first time in human history, literally billions of images are available to anyone with access to the Internet. The sheer number of images provides challenging in indexing and organization. Furthermore, this social media presents an unprecedented opportunity to understand how people interact socially by providing a window into the lives of millions of people. This tutorial will present the fundamentals of visual processing of social media and outline recent developments in the field.


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Demo Notes

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