Hybrid Style Siamese Network: Incorporating style loss in complementary apparels retrieval

23 Nov 2019  ·  Mayukh Bhattacharyya, Sayan Nag ·

Image Retrieval grows to be an integral part of fashion e-commerce ecosystem as it keeps expanding in multitudes. Other than the retrieval of visually similar items, the retrieval of visually compatible or complementary items is also an important aspect of it. Normal Siamese Networks tend to work well on complementary items retrieval. But it fails to identify low level style features which make items compatible in human eyes. These low level style features are captured to a large extent in techniques used in neural style transfer. This paper proposes a mechanism of utilising those methods in this retrieval task and capturing the low level style features through a hybrid siamese network coupled with a hybrid loss. The experimental results indicate that the proposed method outperforms traditional siamese networks in retrieval tasks for complementary items.

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Task Dataset Model Metric Name Metric Value Global Rank Result Benchmark
Complimentary Image Retrieval iMaterialist HSSN MAP 0.1308 # 1