Facial Recognition Using Deep Learning

  • Neelabh Shanker SinghEmail author
  • S. Hariharan
  • Monika Gupta
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 612)


Facial recognition is a fast-growing area used widely in identity verification, monitoring, and access control systems. High recognition rate and less training time are key factors in facial recognition problem. In our paper, we have compared artificial neural network (ANN) and convolutional neural network (CNN) for this specified problem. Our dataset contains more than 14,855 images out of which 1325 images with varied expressions and backgrounds are of the subject to be recognized. Results show the supremacy of CNN over ANN in terms of accuracy in facial recognition and less number of epochs, i.e. lesser training time.


Artificial neural network Convolution neural network Deep learning Facial recognition 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Neelabh Shanker Singh
    • 1
    Email author
  • S. Hariharan
    • 1
  • Monika Gupta
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Electronics EngineeringMaharaja Agrasen Institute of TechnologyRohini, New DelhiIndia

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