LifeCLEF 2015 : multimedia life species identification challenges

Müller, Henning (University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HES-SO Valais-Wallis)) ; Joly, Alexis (Inria, LIRMM, France) ; Goöeau, Hervé (Inria, France) ; Glotin, Hervé (IUF & University of Toulon, France) ; Spampinato, Concetto (University of Catania, Italy) ; Bonnet, Pierre (CIRAD, France) ; Vellinga, Willem-Pier (Xeno-canto foundation, The Netherlands) ; Planqué, Robert (Xeno-canto foundation, The Netherlands) ; Rauber, Andreas (Vienna University of Technology, Austria) ; Palazzo, Simone (University of Catania, Italy) ; Fisher, Bob (University of Edinburgh, UK)

Using multimedia identification tools is considered as one of the most promising solutions to help bridging the taxonomic gap and build accurate knowledge of the identity, the geographic distribution and the evolution of living species. Large and structured communities of nature observers (e.g. eBird, Xeno-canto, Tela Botanica, etc.) as well as big monitoring equipments have actually started to produce outstanding collections of multimedia records. Unfortunately, the performance of the state-of-the-art analysis techniques on such data is still not well understood and is far from reaching the real world’s requirements. The Life- CLEF lab proposes to evaluate these challenges around 3 tasks related to multimedia information retrieval and fine-grained classification problems in 3 living worlds. Each task is based on large and real-world data and the measured challenges are defined in collaboration with biologists and environmental stakeholders in order to reflect realistic usage scenarios. This paper presents more particularly the 2015 edition of LifeCLEF. For each of the three tasks, we report the methodology and the data sets as well as the raw results and the main outcomes.


Conference Type:
full paper
Faculty:
Economie et Services
School:
HES-SO Valais-Wallis
Institute:
Institut Informatique de gestion
Subject(s):
Informatique
Publisher:
Toulouse, France, 8–11 September 2015
Date:
Toulouse, France
8–11 September 2015
2015
Pagination:
22 p.
Published in:
Experimental IR Meets Multilinguality, Multimodality, and Interaction : Proceedings of the 6th International Conference of the CLEF Association (CLEF) 2015
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978-3-319-24026-8
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