Dr. Marc A. Kastner

About me



April 1, 2022

I joined the Computer Vision Laboratory at Kyoto University as an Assistant Professor.


December 2, 2021

Our workshop “1st International Workshop on Multimodal Understanding for the Web and Social Media (MUWS)” got accepted for co-location at The WebConf (ACM WWW) 2022.

November 23, 2021

My paper “Imageability- and length-controllable image captioning” got accepted at the journal IEEE Access. doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3131393

November 2, 2021

My papers “On Identifying Pareidolia Phenomenon by Emulating Patient Behavior” and “Personalized Fashion Recommendation using Pairwise Attention” got accepted for MultiMedia Modelling (MMM) 2022.

October 9, 2021

My short paper “Pose-aware Outfit Transfer between Unpaired in-the-wild Fashion Images” got accepted for ACM MMAsia 2021.

September 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.

March 21, 2021

My 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. doi: 10.1109/MIPR51284.2021.00039

March 2, 2021

My 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.


October 15, 2020

My 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.

October 12, 2020

My 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.

April 1, 2020

I joined Shin’ichi Satoh Laboratory at NII, Japan as a postdoctoral researcher.

March 25, 2020

I successfully finished my Ph.D. at Nagoya University, Japan.

March 9, 2020

My 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

My 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.

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