A Survey on Biomedical Image Captioning

John Pavlopoulos, Vasiliki Kougia, Ion Androutsopoulos


Abstract
Image captioning applied to biomedical images can assist and accelerate the diagnosis process followed by clinicians. This article is the first survey of biomedical image captioning, discussing datasets, evaluation measures, and state of the art methods. Additionally, we suggest two baselines, a weak and a stronger one; the latter outperforms all current state of the art systems on one of the datasets.
Anthology ID:
W19-1803
Volume:
Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Shortcomings in Vision and Language
Month:
June
Year:
2019
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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NAACL | WS
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Publisher:
Association for Computational Linguistics
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Pages:
26–36
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https://www.aclweb.org/anthology/W19-1803
DOI:
10.18653/v1/W19-1803
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