Face Authentication Competition on the BANCA Database

  • Kieron Messer
  • Josef Kittler
  • Mohammad Sadeghi
  • Miroslav Hamouz
  • Alexey Kostyn
  • Sebastien Marcel
  • Samy Bengio
  • Fabien Cardinaux
  • Conrad Sanderson
  • Norman Poh
  • Yann Rodriguez
  • Krzysztof Kryszczuk
  • Jacek Czyz
  • L. Vandendorpe
  • Johnny Ng
  • Humphrey Cheung
  • Billy Tang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3072)

Abstract

This paper details the results of a face verification competition [2] held in conjunction with the First International Conference on Biometric Authentication. The contest was held on the publically available BANCA database [1] according to a defined protocol [6]. Six different verification algorithms from 4 academic and commercial institutions submitted results. Also, a standard set of face recognition software from the internet [3] was used to provide a baseline performance measure.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kieron Messer
    • 1
  • Josef Kittler
    • 1
  • Mohammad Sadeghi
    • 1
  • Miroslav Hamouz
    • 1
  • Alexey Kostyn
    • 1
  • Sebastien Marcel
    • 2
  • Samy Bengio
    • 2
  • Fabien Cardinaux
    • 2
  • Conrad Sanderson
    • 2
  • Norman Poh
    • 2
  • Yann Rodriguez
    • 2
  • Krzysztof Kryszczuk
    • 2
  • Jacek Czyz
    • 3
  • L. Vandendorpe
    • 3
  • Johnny Ng
    • 4
  • Humphrey Cheung
    • 4
  • Billy Tang
    • 4
  1. 1.University of SurreySurreyUK
  2. 2.Dalle Molle Institute for Perceptual Artificial IntelligenceMartignySwitzerland
  3. 3.Université Catholique de LouvainLouvain-la-NeuveBelgium
  4. 4.Titanium Technology Research CentreHong Kong

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