Face Recognition Using PCA and Bit-Plane Slicing

  • T. Srinivas
  • P. Sandeep Mohan
  • R. Shiva Shankar
  • Ch. Surender Reddy
  • P. V. Naganjaneyulu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 150)


The objective of the paper is face recognition using PCA and Bit plane slicing. It made a study on the dimensionality reduction on bit plane of images for face recognition. The proposed frame work would aid in robust design of face recognition system and addressed the challenging issues like pose and expression variation on ORL face database. It is in contrast to PCA on the image the design of PCA on bit plane reduces computation complexity and also reduces time. In the proposed frame work image is decomposed with the help of bit plane slicing, the feature have been extracted from the principle component analysis (PCA).


PCA Bit-plane slicing Feature extraction Face recognition 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Srinivas
    • 1
  • P. Sandeep Mohan
    • 1
  • R. Shiva Shankar
    • 1
  • Ch. Surender Reddy
    • 2
  • P. V. Naganjaneyulu
    • 3
  1. 1.Sri Venkateswara Engineering CollegeSuryapetIndia
  2. 2.R.R.S College of Engineering and TechnologyMuthangiIndia
  3. 3.PNC and Vijai Institute of Engineering and TechnologyPhirangipuramIndia

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