Eigenfaces, Fisherfaces, Laplacianfaces, Marginfaces – How to Face the Face Verification Task

  • Maciej SmiataczEmail author
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 226)


This paper describes the exhaustive tests of four known methods of linear transformations (Eigenfaces, Fisherfaces, Laplacianfaces and Marginfaces) in the context of face verification task. Additionally, we introduce a new variant of the transformation (Laplacianface + LDA), and the specific interval-based decision rule. Both of them improve the performance of face verification, in general, however, our experiments show that the linear transformations are of marginal importance in this field.


Decision Rule Face Recognition Linear Transformation Linear Discriminant Analysis Biometric System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and InformaticsGdansk University of TechnologyGdanskPoland

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