Face Recognition Using Some Aspects of the Infant Vision System and Associative Memories

  • Roberto A. Vazquez
  • Humberto Sossa
  • Beatriz A. Garro
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4756)


Several associative memories (AM) have been proposed in the last years. These AMs have several constraints that limit their applicability in complex problems such as face recognition. Despite of the power of these models, they cannot reach its full power without applying new mechanisms based on current and future studies on biological neural networks. In this research we show how a network of dynamic associative memories (DAM) combined with some aspects of the infant vision system could be efficiently applied to the face recognition problem. Through several experiments by using a benchmark of faces the accuracy of the proposal is tested.


Associative memories face recognition infant vision system 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberto A. Vazquez
    • 1
  • Humberto Sossa
    • 1
  • Beatriz A. Garro
    • 1
  1. 1.Centro de Investigación en Computación – IPN, Av. Juan de Dios Batiz, esquina con Miguel de Othon de Mendizábal, Ciudad de México, 07738México

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