Tasvirnet Image Network(Experiences,challenges and localization tools for ImageNet)

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Faculty member, Iran Telecom Research Center, Tehran, Iran

2 IT platforms department, IT faculty, Iran Telecommunication Research Center, Tehran, Iran

3 IT faculty, Iran Telecommunication Research Center, Tehran, Iran


Large image databases are used as training datain visual artificial intelligence applications and deep learning algorithms. Tasvirnet image network is a hierarchical image database in accordance with Iranian and Islamic culture that provides about 8 million images for over 30,000 words.Synset hierarchy of Tasvirnet is based on hierarchy of ImageNet anditssynsets are translated to Persian using automatic translation. There are 7890745 images in Tasvirnet (for 32295 Persian Synsets) which are collected using auromatic downloading of image links provided by ImageNet. Moreover,71873 images for up to 1000 synsets related to Iranian and Islamic Culture are prepared using crowdsourcing method and they are added to Tasvirnet. The purpose of this paper is transferring of experiences, production challenges, and developed tools to create a hierarchical image database called Tasvirnet, as well as an outline of the crowdsourcing process used to provide the extraimages for Iranian and Islamic Culture. based synsets.