Towards Unique and Informative Captioning of Images

Despite considerable progress, state of the art image captioning models produce generic captions, leaving out important image details. Furthermore, these systems may even misrepresent the image in order to produce a simpler caption consisting of common co

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Andrea Vedaldi Horst Bischof Thomas Brox Jan-Michael Frahm (Eds.)

Computer Vision – ECCV 2020 16th European Conference Glasgow, UK, August 23–28, 2020 Proceedings, Part VII

Lecture Notes in Computer Science Founding Editors Gerhard Goos Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany Juris Hartmanis Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

Editorial Board Members Elisa Bertino Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA Wen Gao Peking University, Beijing, China Bernhard Steffen TU Dortmund University, Dortmund, Germany Gerhard Woeginger RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany Moti Yung Columbia University, New York, NY, USA


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Computer Vision – ECCV 2020 16th European Conference Glasgow, UK, August 23–28, 2020 Proceedings, Part VII


Editors Andrea Vedaldi University of Oxford Oxford, UK

Horst Bischof Graz University of Technology Graz, Austria

Thomas Brox University of Freiburg Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Jan-Michael Frahm University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC, USA

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Hosting the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV 2020) was certainly an exciting journey. From the 2016 plan to hold it at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (hosting 1,800 delega