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Classification Base Model

What is ALBEF?

SigLIP is an image classification and embedding model architecture first introduced in the paper "Sigmoid Loss for Language Image Pre-Training".

You can use SigLIP to classify images with Autodistill.


To use SigLIP with autodistill, you need to install the following dependency:

pip3 install autodistill-siglip


from autodistill_siglip import SigLIP
from autodistill.detection import CaptionOntology

# define an ontology to map class names to our SigLIP prompt
# the ontology dictionary has the format {caption: class}
# where caption is the prompt sent to the base model, and class is the label that will
# be saved for that caption in the generated annotations
# then, load the model
labels = ["person", "a forklift"]
base_model = SigLIP(
    ontology=CaptionOntology({item: item for item in labels})

results = base_model.predict("image.jpeg", confidence=0.1)

top_1 = results.get_top_k(1)

# show top label

# label folder of images
base_model.label("./context_images", extension=".jpeg")


The SigLIP model is licensed under an Apache 2.0 license.