Dr. Marc A. Kastner

About me


Postdoctoral Researcher, Computer Science, Multimedia Understanding
National Institute of Informatics (NII), Japan


  • Sep 21, 2021: I have added comment boxes below each publication and research project. You are invited to put comments, ideas, and question about my research.
  • Mar 21, 2021: Our paper "A multi-modal dataset for analyzing the imageability of concepts across modalities" got accepted for IEEE Int. Conf. on Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval (MIPR) 2021.
  • Mar 2, 2021: Our extended abstract "Pointedness of an image: Measuring how pointy an image is perceived" got accepted for HCI International (HCII) 2021. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-78635-9_20
  • Oct 15, 2020: Our paper "Tell as You Imagine: Sentence Imageability-aware Image Captioning" got accepted for MultiMedia Modelling (MMM) 2021. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-67835-7_6
  • Oct 12, 2020: Our paper "FashionGraph: Understanding Fashion Data Using Scene Graph Generation" got accepted for 25th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR) 2020. doi: 10.1109/ICPR48806.2021.9412662
  • March 9, 2020: Our paper "Imageability estimation using visual and language features" got accepted for a short paper and poster presentation at ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR) 2020. doi: 10.1145/3372278.3390731
  • February 29, 2020: Our paper on "Estimating the imageability of words by mining visual characteristics from crawled image data" got published in the journal MTAP, Springer. doi: 10.1007/s11042-019-08571-4

Research interests

  • Connecting Vision & Language with the Human
  • Multi-modal sentiment analyses
  • Computational psycholinguistics



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