In the wake of the success of a machine-vision system that achieved top-of-the-line accuracy and minimal supervision, Facebook today unveiled a new project known as Learning from Videos that are designed to automatically acquire audio, textual, and visual representations of the public library of Facebook videos.
Through the process of learning from videos from all countries as well as hundreds of different languages, Facebook claims that the initiative will not just help to improve its existing AI systems but will also allow for completely new experiences. In the past, Learning from Videos, which began at the end of 2020, has resulted in better recommendations for Instagram Reels, as per Facebook.
Learning continuously from all around is among the characteristics of humanity’s intelligence. Similar to how humans quickly become aware of things, places as well as other individuals, AI systems could be more efficient and smarter when they could mimic human learning. In contrast to relying solely on labeled datasets that are used to train a variety of algorithms, Facebook, Google, and others are looking at self-supervised methods that require only a few or none of the annotations.
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For instance, Facebook says it’s using Generalized Data Transformations (GDT), an autonomous system that discovers the relationship between images and sounds, to recommend Instagram Reel clips that are relevant to videos that have been watched recently and weeding out duplicates.
Made up of a collection of models that have been trained on many GPUs over an array of millions of Reels and videos on Instagram, GDT can learn that a photo of a crowd clapping is accompanied by applause or that a picture of flying aircraft will be accompanied by a loud roar. Furthermore, it is able to provide recommendations based on videos that sound or appear similar, respectively, using audio as an indication.
When it comes to training other computer vision models, such as SEER, which is a self-supervised AI model that Facebook revealed this day, OneZero notes that it has deliberately removed user photos of the European Union, likely because of GDPR.