#evaluation #captioning

CIDEr (Consensus-based Image Description Evaluation) is used for evaluating image captioning tasks.

Based on BLUE score, it measures the similarity between a generated caption and the reference captions, and it is based on the concept of consensus: the idea that good captions should not only be similar to the reference captions in terms of word choice and grammar, but also in terms of meaning and content.

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