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Person Re-id by Incorporating PCA Loss in CNN

  • Kaixuan Zhang
  • Yang Xu
  • Li SunEmail author
  • Song Qiu
  • Qingli Li
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10705)

Abstract

This paper proposes an algorithm, particularly a loss function and its end to end learning manner, for person re-identification task. The main idea is to take full advantage of the labels in a batch during training, and to employ PCA to extract discriminative features. Deriving from the classic eigenvalue computation problem in PCA, our method incorporates an extra term in loss function with the purpose of minimizing those relative large eigenvalues. And the derivative with respect to the designed loss can be back-propagated in deep network by stochastic gradient descent (SGD). Experiments show the effectiveness of our algorithm on several re-id datasets.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kaixuan Zhang
    • 1
  • Yang Xu
    • 1
  • Li Sun
    • 1
    Email author
  • Song Qiu
    • 1
  • Qingli Li
    • 1
  1. 1.Shanghai Key Laboratory of Multidimensional Information ProcessingEast China Normal UniversityShanghaiChina

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