woensdag, augustus 03, 2005

Using an online game to help teach computers to see

Hi everybody! This is a story about so-called computer vision. Computer vision is still at a primitive stage, in part because it takes so much time to teach computers how to identify objects -- a process that involves highlighting objects or features in images for the computer. But now there's this online game: Peekaboom (How Peekaboom works and why you should play). Peekaboom is intended to help teach computers to see. Since the Post-Gazette first wrote about Peekaboom in October 2003, more than 80,000 people have played the game and in the process have generated more than 10 million descriptive words for 1 million images...

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3 Comments:

Blogger wildcat9two said...

sounds cool

7:27 p.m.  
Blogger GorgeouslyGeorgina said...

i was pleasantly surprised when i read your blogs..very appealing!..buzz up pls?!

10:31 a.m.  
Blogger @dawn of the 21st century said...

Thank you all for the positive respons! Everytime somebody reads my blog I am amazed :)

12:48 p.m.  

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