2013 MSR-Bing Workshop on Image Retrieval Challenge


The 2013 MSR-Bing Image Retrieval Challenge Workshop (MSR-Bing IRC 2013) will be held at Bellevue, WA, USA on Oct 7, 2013. The workshop aims to bring researchers and practitioners to present and discuss large-scale image retrieval algorithms and systems. The challenge contestants are invited to attend the workshop to present their image retrieval systems based on the challenge dataset.


08:30 – 09:00
Registration/Onsite Breakfast

09:00 – 09:10 | Slides
Opening, Xian-Sheng Hua, Microsoft Research

09:10 – 09:25 | Slides
Overview of 2013 MSR-Bing IRC
Ming Ye, Bing, Microsoft

09:25 – 10:05
Team Presentations (1)
Search-Based Relevance Association with Auxiliary Contextual Cues | Paper | Slides
Chun-Che Wu, KuanYu Chu, Yin-Hsi Kuo, Yan-Ying Chen, Wen-Yu Lee, Winston H. Hsu, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

France Telecom Orange Labs a MSR-Bing Challenge On Image Retrieval 2013 | Paper | Slides
Lezi Wang‡, Shusheng Cen‡, Hongliang Bai†, Chong Huang‡, Nan Zhao‡, Bo Liu‡,Yanchao Feng‡, Yuan Dong†‡
† France Telecom Orange Labs, Beijing, China
‡ Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing, China

10:05 – 10:20
Coffee Break

10:20 – 11:20
Team Presentations (2)
Towards MSR-Bing Challenge: Ensemble of Diverse Models for Image Retrieval | Paper | Slides
Quan Fang†‡, Hanqiu Xu†, Ruowei Wang†, Shengsheng Qian†, Ting Wang†, Jitao Sang†‡, Changsheng Xu†‡
† Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
‡ China-Singapore Institute of Digital Media, Singapore

Report on a baseline approach to the 2nd MSR-Bing Challenge on Image Retrieval | Paper | Slides
Aleksandr Sayko, Anton Slesarev, Yandex, Moscow, Russia

USTC-CityU at MSR-Bing IRC: Image Search by Graph-based Label Propagation | Paper | Slides
Yingwei Pan†, Ting Yao‡, Houqiang Li†, Chong-Wah Ngo‡
†University of Science and Technology of China, Heifei, P. R. China
‡City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong

11:20 – 11:30 | Slides
Award Presentation, Harry Shum, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft

11:30 – 12:15 | Slides
Discussion, Facilitator: Xian-Sheng Hua, Microsoft Research


Workshop Co-Chairs: Xian-Sheng Hua (MSR), Ming Ye (Bing)

Advisors: Kuansan Wang (MSR), Yong Rui (MSRA), Mikhail Parakhin (Bing)

MSR-Bing IRC Committee Members: Xian-Sheng Hua, Ming Ye, Linjun Yang, Gani Nazirov, Kuansan Wang, Yong Rui, Mikhail Parakhin