A Survey on Face Detection and Person Re-identification

  • M. K. VidhyalakshmiEmail author
  • E. Poovammal
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 410)


Today surveillance systems are used widely for security purposes to monitor people in public places. A fully automated system is capable of analyzing the information in the image or video through face detection, face tracking and recognition. The face detection is a technique to identify all the face in the image or video. Automated facial recognition system identifies or verifies a person from an image or a video by comparing features from the image and the face database. When surveillance system is used to monitor human for locating or tracking or analyzing the activities, the challenge of identification of a person is really a hard task. In this paper we survey the techniques involved in face detection and person re-identification.


Surveillance Face detection Person re-identification 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringTagore Engineering CollegeChennaiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science EngineeringSRM UniversityChennaiIndia

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