WIDER Face and Pedestrian Challenge 2018


Workshop in conjunction with ECCV 2018, Munich, Germany
September 8, 2018

Challenge Tracks


Overview

We organize a new challenge in conjunction with ECCV 2018. The challenge centers around the problem of precise localization of human faces and bodies, and accurate association of identities. It comprises of three tracks:

  • WIDER Face, aims at soliciting new approaches to advance the state-of- the-art in face detection.
  • WIDER Pedestrian, has the goal of gathering effective and efficient approaches to address the problem of pedestrian detection in unconstrained environments.
  • WIDER Person Search, presents an exciting challenge of searching persons across 192 movies.

Datasets and Submission

Datasets are available at the Codalab site of each challenge track (WIDER Face, WIDER Pedestrian, WIDER Person Search). Submissions to all phases will be done through the CodaLab site. Please register to the site and refer to the instructions on how to download the datasets and submit your results.

Evaluation

Please refer to the site of individual challenge track (WIDER Face, WIDER Pedestrian, WIDER Person Search) for more details.

Prizes

The winner team of each track will receive cash prize and AWS credits. Challenge participants with the most successful and innovative methods will be invited to present at the workshop and to co-author the challenge paper report.

Terms and Conditions

Link to Terms and Conditions.

In the event of any inconsistency between the terms and details of this website and Codalab competition sites, the details on the Codalab sites shall prevail.

Contact

For more information, please contact us at wider-challenge@ie.cuhk.edu.hk.

Important Dates


Click the following tab to see the timetable of each challenge.

WIDER Face Event Date (Always 5PM Pacific Time)
Site Online May 1, 2018
Release of train data and validation data - CodaLab May 10, 2018
Validation server online May 10, 2018
Final test data release, test server online June 18, 2018
Test results submission deadline, test server closed July 18, 2018
Fact sheets submission deadline - Template July 24, 2018
Final test results release to the participants July 31, 2018
WIDER Face Event Date (Always 5PM Pacific Time)
Site Online May 1, 2018
Release of train data and validation data - CodaLab May 10, 2018
Validation server online May 10, 2018
Final test data release, test server online June 18, 2018
Test results submission deadline, test server closed July 18, 2018
Fact sheets submission deadline - Template July 24, 2018
Final test results release to the participants July 31, 2018
WIDER Face Event Date (Always 5PM Pacific Time)
Site Online May 1, 2018
Release of train data and validation data - CodaLab May 10, 2018
Validation server online May 10, 2018
Final test data release, test server online June 18, 2018
Test results submission deadline, test server closed July 18, 2018
Fact sheets submission deadline - Template July 24, 2018
Final test results release to the participants July 31, 2018

Invited Speakers


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    Rama Chellappa
    Distinguished University Professor, Minta Martin Professor of Engineering Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park.
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    Sanja Fidler
    Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto
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    Shaogang Gong
    Professor of Visual Computation at Queen Mary University of London
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    Bernt Schiele
    Max-Planck-Director at MPI Informatics and Professor at Saarland University

Organizers


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    Dahua Lin
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong
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    Ping Luo
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Sponsors