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Ok, let’s dive into this week’s tips and tricks!
Adding new label fields and mapping them to super categories
Community Slack member Sabrina asked:
“I have a COCO dataset with super categories. Is there an easy way to add a new label field which will just remap the original label to the super category? For example, I have annotations labeled by species, but want to remap them all to genus level. I was thinking of duplicating the current label field then
map_labels, but I can’t figure out how to duplicate
ground_truth. Do I have to iterate through every sample?”
An option is to use
clone_sample_field(), which clones the given sample field into a new field of the dataset.
Choosing a dataset type for instance segmentation
Community Slack member Namrata asked:
“I’m trying out instance segmentation in FiftyOne and I have a dataset of images in jpg format along with their masks and labels. What dataset type would be appropriate for this?
ImageSegmentationDirectory seems to be the most appropriate, but there doesn’t seem to be a way to upload the labels.”
Outside of the
COCODetectionDataset is a good option. The
ImageSegmentationDirectory format is for segmentation labels only (with respect to the entire image).
It’s also worth checking out the instance segmentation with SAM part in the Jacob Marks’ article, “See What You Segment with SAM” for reference. You can also checkout this Football Player Segmentation notebook that steps of loading the dataset using
COCODetectionDataset and doing instance segmentation.
Reducing the number of images returned
Community Slack member Kornelia asked:
“I’m trying to investigate what is wrong with keypoint annotations for some images. I want to restrict my view of images to those for which I kept annotations. Is that possible? Currently, I see all images regardless of them having annotations. I tried to look for something in the FiftyOne App to hide them, but with no success.”
You can try something like this:
ds = foz.load_zoo_dataset("quickstart", max_samples=10) ds.match(F("ground_truth.detections").length() > 0)
Check out the FiftyOne Docs to learn more about how to load datasets and the available options.
Adding keypoint skeletons based on sample attributes
Community Slack member Kornelia asked:
“Is it possible to add different keypoint skeletons based on whether a picture was taken from a front or rear view?”
If you’re willing to store the keypoints with different skeletons in different label fields, then you can provide separate skeletons for each field like so:
dataset.skeletons["field1"] = skeleton1 dataset.skeletons["field2"] = skeleton2 dataset.save()
Check out the FiftyOne Docs to learn more about storing kepoint skeletons.
Merging datasets and renaming labels
Community Slack member Aaditya asked:
“I’d like to merge two datasets and rename the label of one of those. How do I go about that?”
Depending on your exact use case, two approaches to consider:
First, you can use
merge_samples() to merge the samples from one dataset into another.
Second, you could rename a field with
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