Gabor Features Based Method Using HDR (G-HDR) for Multiview Face Recognition

  • Dan Yao
  • Xiangyang Xue
  • Yufei Guo
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3338)

Abstract

This paper introduces a novel algorithm named G-HDR, which is a Gabor features based method using Hierarchical Discriminant Regression (HDR) for multiview face recognition. Gabor features help to eliminate the influences to faces such as changes in illumination directions and expressions; Modified HDR tree help to get a more precise classify tree to realize the coarse-to-fine retrieval process. The most challenging things in face recognition are the illumination variation problem and the pose variation problem. The goal of Our G-HDR is to overcome both difficulties. We conducted experiments on the UMIST database and Volker Blanz’s database and got good results.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dan Yao
    • 1
  • Xiangyang Xue
    • 1
  • Yufei Guo
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Computer Science and EngineeringFuDan UniversityShanghaiChina

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