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Hierarchical Top Down Enhancements of Robust PCA

  • Georg Langs
  • Horst Bischof
  • Walter G. Kropatsch
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2396)

Abstract

In this paper we deal with performance improvement of robust PCA algorithms by replacing regular subsampling of images by an irregular image pyramid adapted to the expected image content. The irregular pyramid is a structure built based on knowledge gained from the training set of images. It represents different regions of the image with different level of detail, depending on their importance for reconstruction. This strategy enables us to improve reconstruction results and therefore the recognition significantly. The training algorithm works on the data necessary to perform robust PCA and therefore requires no additional input.

Keywords

Input Image Training Image Reconstruction Error Full Resolution Neighborhood Relation 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Georg Langs
    • 1
  • Horst Bischof
    • 2
  • Walter G. Kropatsch
    • 1
  1. 1.Pattern Recognition and Image Processing Group 183/2 Institute for Computer Aided AutomationVienna University of TechnologyViennaAustria
  2. 2.Institute for Computer Graphics and VisionGrazAustria

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