@janellecshane You might find this interesting:
open-codes.zkm.de/en/work/rzl-
It's an art project, which uses AI to generate patterns, which fool other AIs.

Those patterns for example make an AI recognize a tank painted with it as an umbrella or similar.

@freundTech Thanks for the link! I hope they'll post some of the results sometime - it would be interesting to read.

@janellecshane there was a mastodon bot that "recognized" pics ... Where is it now?

@janellecshane Thanks a lot, just what I needed before going to sleep.

@janellecshane

My student trained some classifiers on ImageNet and the result was that all quadrupeds were predicted as dog.

We then switched to MS Coco and found that -- while the caption generation is often good for a laugh -- the object detection was not pretty good in most cases.

Not detecting sheep on trees maybe shows that the Deep Networks now have actually a good "common sense"

I wonder how it fare on the columbine harvester picture?

reddit.com/r/funny/comments/7r

@deeds Ha, what a picture! As you predicted, Microsoft Azure (trained on Coco, I believe) reported it as "a crowd of people"

@deeds But Cloudsight is an interesting case! It seamlessly uses humans for the hard one and since the caption was part of the photo...
Object: "green and yellow combine harvester"
Scene: "This Look Like A Sick Concert Text"

@janellecshane Surrealism relies upon contextual comprehension.

That is an AI-hard problem, and until we have functionally structured AI designs, that will be very hard to achieve, and effectively impossible to prove if we do achieve it.

@janellecshane That's not surprising, given the nature of the training the neural networks are put through: I don't suppose pictures like yours are typically shown to them.

Conclusion: the tools we are using to recognise images are still too basic (and we understand them quite poorly).

The pics and the comments are coool 👏
Sign in to participate in the conversation
Wandering Shop

Registration is currently closed due to spam influx, but we will invite anyone who asks, and any current user can grant an invite.

The Wandering Shop is a Mastodon instance initially geared for the science fiction and fantasy community but open to anyone. We want our 'local' timeline to have the feel of a coffee shop at a good convention: tables full of friendly conversation on a wide variety of topics. We welcome everyone who wants to participate, so long as you're willing to abide by our code of conduct.

Code of Conduct

We want this to be a fun, pleasant, and harassment-free experience for everyone. By joining the Wandering Shop, you're agreeing to abide by our code of conduct.

Support

We run a patreon page to help cover server costs. Anything you can donate is appreciated!