2018 EmotioNet Challenge | Tech News

Research groups that have designed or are developing algorithms for the analysis of facial expressions are encouraged to participate in this challenge.

Emotions. Image credit: Gratisography via pexels.com, CC0 Public Domain

The competition has two tracks:

Track 1. Recognition of AUs in the wild

Track 2. Recognition of basic and compound emotions

You may decide to participate in a single track or in both tracks.

The EmotioNet database can be accessed here: https://cbcsl.ece.ohio-state.edu/dbform_emotionet.html

EmotioNet database:The training and verification sets are available now. This includes 975,000 images of facial expressions in the wild. This dataset is defined in reference [1] . Manual annotations of AUs on 25,000 images are included (i.e., the optimization set).

Registration phase: Registration for the challenge starts July 1st and closes October 10th, 2018. To register please visit: registration form

Verification phase: Participants will have access to the testing server from September 3rd to October 10th, 2018.

Challenge phase: Participants will have access to the server from October 29th to November 2nd, 2018.

Source: cbcsl.ece.ohio-state.edu