A Study on Object Recognition Technology Using PCA in the Variable Illumination

  • Jong-Min Kim
  • Hwan-Seok Yang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4093)


Object recognition technologies using PCA(principal component analysis) recognize objects by deciding representative features of objects in the model image, extracting feature vectors from objects in an image and measuring the distance between them and object representation. Given frequent recognition problems associated with the use of point-to-point distance approach, this study adopted the K-Nearest Neighbor technique(class-to-class) in which a group of object models of the same class is used as recognition unit for the images inputted on a continual input image. However, we propose the object recognition technique new PCA analysis method that discriminates an object in database even in the case that the variation of illumination in training images exists. Object recognition algorithm proposed here represents more enhanced recognition rate to change of illumination than existing methods.


Object Recognition Recognition Rate Histogram Equalization Variable Illumination Recognition Unit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jong-Min Kim
    • 1
  • Hwan-Seok Yang
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science and Statistic Graduate SchoolChosun UniversityKorea

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