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Face Recognition and Gender Determination

Wiskott, Laurenz and Fellous, Jean-Marc and Krüger, Norbert and von der Malsburg, Christoph (1995) Face Recognition and Gender Determination. [Conference Paper]

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Abstract

The system presented here is a specialized version of a general object recognition system. Images of faces are represented as graphs, labeled with topographical information and local templates. Different poses are represented by different graphs. New graphs of faces are generated by an elastic graph matching procedure comparing the new face with a set of precomputed graphs: the "general face knowledge". The final phase of the matching process can be used to generate composite images of faces and to determine certain features represented in the general face knowledge, such as gender or the presence of glasses or a beard. The graphs can be compared by a similarity function which makes the system efficient in recognizing faces.

Item Type:Conference Paper
Subjects:Biology > Theoretical Biology
Computer Science > Dynamical Systems
Computer Science > Machine Learning
Computer Science > Machine Vision
ID Code:1485
Deposited By:von der Malsburg, Christoph
Deposited On:09 May 2001
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:54

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