clip-italian-final / README.md
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language: it
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license: 
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datasets:
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- wit
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- ctl/conceptualCaptions
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- mscoco-it
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tags:
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- italian
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- bert
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- vit
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- vision
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---
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# CLIP-Italian
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CLIP Italian is a CLIP-like Model for Italian. The CLIP model (Contrastive Language–Image Pre-training) was developed by researchers at OpenAI and is able to efficiently learn visual concepts from natural language supervision. 
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We fine-tuned a competitive Italian CLIP model with only ~1.4 million Italian image-text pairs. This model is part of the [Flax/Jax Community Week](https://discuss.huggingface.co/t/open-to-the-community-community-week-using-jax-flax-for-nlp-cv/7104), organized by [HuggingFace](https://huggingface.co/) and TPU usage sponsored by Google.
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## Training Data
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We considered three main sources of data: 
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- [WIT](https://github.com/google-research-datasets/wit)
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- [MSCOCO-IT](https://github.com/crux82/mscoco-it)
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- [Conceptual Captions](https://ai.google.com/research/ConceptualCaptions/)
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## Training Procedure
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Preprocessing, hardware used, hyperparameters...
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## Evaluation Performance
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## Limitations
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## Usage
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## Team members
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- Federico Bianchi ([vinid](https://huggingface.co/vinid))
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- Raphael Pisoni ([4rtemi5](https://huggingface.co/4rtemi5))
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- Giuseppe Attanasio ([g8a9](https://huggingface.co/g8a9))
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- Silvia Terragni ([silviatti](https://huggingface.co/silviatti))
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- Dario Balestri ([D3Reo](https://huggingface.co/D3Reo))
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- Gabriele Sarti ([gsarti](https://huggingface.co/gsarti))
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- Sri Lakshmi ([srisweet](https://huggingface.co/srisweet))
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## Useful links
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- [CLIP Blog post](https://openai.com/blog/clip/)
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- [CLIP paper](https://arxiv.org/abs/2103.00020)
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- [Community Week README](https://github.com/huggingface/transformers/blob/master/examples/research_projects/jax-projects/README.md)
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- [Community Week channel](https://discord.com/channels/858019234139602994/859711887520038933)
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- [Hybrid CLIP example scripts](https://github.com/huggingface/transformers/tree/master/examples/research_projects/jax-projects/hybrid_clip)
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- [Model Repository](https://huggingface.co/clip-italian/clip-italian-final/)