Symmetry-Based Salient Points Detection in Face Images

  • Michał Choraś
  • Tomasz Andrysiak
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4029)


In the article we propose the automatic method of symmetry-based salient points detection in face images. The proposed method is based on the modified Discrete Symmetry Transform. Firstly, multiresolution Gabor Wavelets filtration is performed. Secondly, DST is used in order to detect symmetry-based salient points in face images. Then, having automatically extracted a number of salient points, further processing including feature extraction for various applications is performed. Finally, on the basis of the extracted feature vectors, face recognition in a biometrics system can be performed.


Face Recognition Face Image Salient Point Gabor Wavelet Biometric System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michał Choraś
    • 1
  • Tomasz Andrysiak
    • 1
  1. 1.Image Processing Group, Institute of TelecommunicationsUniversity of Technology & AgricultureBydgoszcz

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