Probabilistic matching of image sets for video-based face recognition

Wibowo, Moh Edi, Tjondronegoro, Dian, & Chandran, Vinod (2012) Probabilistic matching of image sets for video-based face recognition. In DICTA 2012: Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications, IEEE Xplore, Fremantle, Western Australia, pp. 1-6.

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Abstract

We address the problem of face recognition on video by employing the recently proposed probabilistic linear discrimi-nant analysis (PLDA). The PLDA has been shown to be robust against pose and expression in image-based face recognition. In this research, the method is extended and applied to video where image set to image set matching is performed. We investigate two approaches of computing similarities between image sets using the PLDA: the closest pair approach and the holistic sets approach. To better model face appearances in video, we also propose the heteroscedastic version of the PLDA which learns the within-class covariance of each individual separately. Our experi-ments on the VidTIMIT and Honda datasets show that the combination of the heteroscedastic PLDA and the closest pair approach achieves the best performance.

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ID Code: 49391
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: video-based face recognition, image set matching, heteroscedastic probabilistic linear discriminant analysis
DOI: 10.1109/DICTA.2012.6411721
ISBN: 978-1-4673-2181-5
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > Schools > School of Information Systems
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
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