The problem of domain adaptation (DA) deals with adapting classifier models trained on one data distribution to different data distributions. In this paper, we introduce the Nonlinear Embedding Transform (NET) for unsupervised DA by combining domain alignment along with similarity-based embedding. We also introduce a validation procedure to estimate the model parameters for the NET algorithm using the source data. Comprehensive evaluations on multiple vision datasets demonstrate that the NET algorithm outperforms existing competitive procedures for unsupervised DA.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationComputer Vision – ECCV 2016 Workshops, Proceedings
EditorsGang Hua, Herve Jegou
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)9783319494081
StatePublished - 2016
Event14th European Conference on Computer Vision, ECCV 2016 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: Oct 8 2016Oct 16 2016

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume9915 LNCS
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


Other14th European Conference on Computer Vision, ECCV 2016


  • MMD
  • Nonlinear embedding
  • Unsupervised
  • Validation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)

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