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Reviews, Refinements and New Ideas in Face Recognition

Edited by Peter Corcoran

National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland

As a baby one of our earliest stimuli is that of human faces. We rapidly learn to identify, characterize and eventually distinguish those who are near and dear to us. We accept face recognition later as an everyday ability. We realize the complexity of the underlying problem only when we attempt to duplicate this skill in a computer vision system. This book is arranged around a number of clustered themes covering different aspects of face recognition. The first section on Statistical Face Models and Classifiers presents reviews and refinements of some well-known statistical models. The next section presents two articles exploring the use of Infrared imaging techniques and is followed by few articles devoted to refinements of classical methods. New approaches to improve the robustness of face analysis techniques are followed by two articles dealing with real-time challenges in video sequences. A final article explores human perceptual issues of face recognition.

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Reviews, Refinements and New Ideas in Face RecognitionEdited by Peter Corcoran

Published: July 27th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/743

ISBN: 978-953-307-368-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4481-6

Copyright year: 2011

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48176 Total Chapter Downloads

27 Crossref Citations

45 Web of Science Citations

57 Dimensions Citations


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1. Hidden Markov Models in Automatic Face Recognition - A Review

By Peter Corcoran and Claudia Iancu


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2. GMM vs SVM for Face Recognition and Face Verification

By Jesus Olivares-Mercado, Gualberto Aguilar, Karina Toscano-Medina, Mariko Nakano and Hector Perez Meana


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3. New Principles in Algorithm Design for Problems of Face Recognition

By Vitaliy Tayanov


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4. A MANOVA of LBP Features for Face Recognition

By Yuchun Fang, Jie Luo, Qiyun Cai, Wang Dai, Ying Tan and Gong Cheng


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5. Recent Advances on Face Recongition using Thermal Infrared Images

By César San Martin, Roberto Carrillo, Pablo Meza, Heydi Mendez-Vazquez, Yenisel Plasencia, Edel García-Reyes and Gabriel Hermosilla


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6. Thermal Infrared Face Recognition – A Biometric Identification Technique for Robust Security system

By Mrinal Kanti Bhowmik, Kankan Saha, Sharmistha Majumder, Goutam Majumder, Ashim Saha, Aniruddha Nath Sarma, Debotosh Bhattacharjee, Dipak Kumar Basu and Mita Nasipuri


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7. Dimensionality Reduction Techniques for Face Recognition

By Shylaja S. Sharath, Balasubramanya Murthy K N and Natarajan S


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8. Face and Automatic Target Recognition Based on Super-Resolved Discriminant Subspace

By Widhyakorn Asdornwised


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9. Efficiency of Recognition Methods for Single Sample per Person Based Face Recognition

By Milos Oravec, Jarmila Pavlovicova, Jan Mazanec, Lubos Omelina, Matej Feder and Jozef Ban


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10. Constructing Kernel Machines in the Empirical Kernel Feature Space

By Huilin Xiong and Zhongli Jiang


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11. Additive noise robustness of phase-input joint transform correlators for face recognition

By Alin Cristian Teusdea and Gianina Adela Gabor


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12. Robust Face Localization Using Dynamic Time Warping Algorithm

By Somaya Majed


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13. Video-based Face Recognition using Spatio-Temporal Representations

By John See, Chikkannan Eswaran and Mohammad Faizal Ahmad Fauzi


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14. Real-time Multi-Face Recognition and Tracking Techniques Used for the Interaction between Humans and Robots

By Chin-Shyurng Fahn and Chih-Hsin Wang


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15. Face Recognition without Identification

By Anne Cleary


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