BSC’s Saint George on a Bike AI Project Launches Crowdsourcing Campaign


April 26, 2022 — Automatic image captioning is a process that allows already trained models running on commodity computers to generate textual descriptions from an image. To date, no Artificial Intelligence system has been built and trained to help in the description of cultural heritage images, while factoring in the time-period and scene composition rules for sacred iconography from the 12th to the 18th centuries.
The Barcelona Supercomputing Center leads the Saint George on a Bike project.
The Saint George on a Bike project, led by the Barcelona Supercomputing Center in collaboration with Europeana Foundation, aims to provide metadata enrichment capabilities for the cultural heritage domain by leveraging high performance computing (HPC) resources to train AI models.