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Comparison of Multi-View Face Recognition using DCT and Hybrid DWT of Score Fusion under Uncontrolled Illumination Variation

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 96 - Number 4
Year of Publication: 2014
Manisha J Kasar
Nitin S. Choubey

Manisha J Kasar and Nitin S Choubey. Article: Comparison of Multi-View Face Recognition using DCT and Hybrid DWT of Score Fusion under Uncontrolled Illumination Variation. International Journal of Computer Applications 96(4):37-44, June 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Manisha J Kasar and Nitin S. Choubey},
	title = {Article: Comparison of Multi-View Face Recognition using DCT and Hybrid DWT of Score Fusion under Uncontrolled Illumination Variation},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {96},
	number = {4},
	pages = {37-44},
	month = {June},
	note = {Full text available}


A facial recognition system is one of the biometric applications for automatically identifying or verifying a person from a digital image or a video frame from a video source. Now a day's face recognition system is recognize the face using multiple-views of faces, for detecting each view of face such as left, right, front, top, and bottom. The proposed face recognition system consists of a novel illumination-insensitive preprocessing method, a hybrid discrete Wavelet Transform (HDWT) for feature extraction and Density based Score Fusion Technique for matching. First, in the preprocessing stage different stages are followed like Gamma Correction, DOG(Difference of Gaussion)filtering and contrast equalization which transforms, a face image into an illumination-insensitive image, Then, for feature extraction of complementary classifiers, multiple face models based upon HDWT are applied. To do the feature extraction this system uses DCT Wavelet transform to generate the feature vectors of the query and database images. Euclidean distance is used as similarity measure to compare the image. Finally, to combine scores from multiple complementary classifiers, a log likelihood ratio-based score fusion scheme is applied. The proposed system uses the ORL face database, and compare with DCT method. Using ORL database the Hybrid wavelet has achieves smaller size feature vectors which is performing better with 98. 55% accuracy and less computation time require for recognizing image which is 19. 0645 msec to 24. 7653 msec . Which is less as compare to DCT method, DCT method achieves 96. 45% accuracy and computational time 26. 2349 msec to 33. 0234 msec which is more as compare to proposed method. .


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