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A high precision feature based on LBP and Gabor theory for face recognition.

Xia W, Yin S, Ouyang P - Sensors (Basel) (2013)

Bottom Line: A maximum improvement of 29.41% is achieved comparing with other methods.Besides, the ROC curve provides a satisfactory figure.Those experimental results strongly demonstrate the feasibility and superiority of the new feature and method.

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Affiliation: Tsinghua Center for Mobile Computing, Institute of Microelectronics, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China. maxiaola@gmail.com

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How to describe an image accurately with the most useful information but at the same time the least useless information is a basic problem in the recognition field. In this paper, a novel and high precision feature called BG2D2LRP is proposed, accompanied with a corresponding face recognition system. The feature contains both static texture differences and dynamic contour trends. It is based on Gabor and LBP theory, operated by various kinds of transformations such as block, second derivative, direct orientation, layer and finally fusion in a particular way. Seven well-known face databases such as FRGC, AR, FERET and so on are used to evaluate the veracity and robustness of the proposed feature. A maximum improvement of 29.41% is achieved comparing with other methods. Besides, the ROC curve provides a satisfactory figure. Those experimental results strongly demonstrate the feasibility and superiority of the new feature and method.

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The processing of LBP operators.
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Mentions: Local Binary Patterns (LBP) was introduced as a texture descriptor by Ojala [18]. It labels a point as the center point, and compute the differences between it and the points around. On occasion that the difference is larger than 0, we assign the result to be 1, or else to be 0. We give an example in Figure 1.


A high precision feature based on LBP and Gabor theory for face recognition.

Xia W, Yin S, Ouyang P - Sensors (Basel) (2013)

The processing of LBP operators.
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f1-sensors-13-04499: The processing of LBP operators.
Mentions: Local Binary Patterns (LBP) was introduced as a texture descriptor by Ojala [18]. It labels a point as the center point, and compute the differences between it and the points around. On occasion that the difference is larger than 0, we assign the result to be 1, or else to be 0. We give an example in Figure 1.

Bottom Line: A maximum improvement of 29.41% is achieved comparing with other methods.Besides, the ROC curve provides a satisfactory figure.Those experimental results strongly demonstrate the feasibility and superiority of the new feature and method.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Tsinghua Center for Mobile Computing, Institute of Microelectronics, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China. maxiaola@gmail.com

ABSTRACT
How to describe an image accurately with the most useful information but at the same time the least useless information is a basic problem in the recognition field. In this paper, a novel and high precision feature called BG2D2LRP is proposed, accompanied with a corresponding face recognition system. The feature contains both static texture differences and dynamic contour trends. It is based on Gabor and LBP theory, operated by various kinds of transformations such as block, second derivative, direct orientation, layer and finally fusion in a particular way. Seven well-known face databases such as FRGC, AR, FERET and so on are used to evaluate the veracity and robustness of the proposed feature. A maximum improvement of 29.41% is achieved comparing with other methods. Besides, the ROC curve provides a satisfactory figure. Those experimental results strongly demonstrate the feasibility and superiority of the new feature and method.

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Related in: MedlinePlus