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Facial Face Recognition Method using Fourier Transform Filters Gabor and R_LDA

Intelligent Systems and Data Processing
© 2011 by IJCA Journal
ICISD - Article 3
Year of Publication: 2011
Anissa Bouzalmat
Arsalane Zarghili
Jamal Kharroubi

Anissa Bouzalmat, Arsalane Zarghili and Jamal Kharroubi. Facial Face Recognition Method using Fourier Transform Filters Gabor and R_LDA. IJCA Special Issue on Intelligent Systems and Data Processing, pages 18-24, 2011. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Anissa Bouzalmat and Arsalane Zarghili and Jamal Kharroubi},
	title = {Facial Face Recognition Method using Fourier Transform Filters Gabor and R_LDA},
	journal = {IJCA Special Issue on Intelligent Systems and Data Processing},
	year = {2011},
	pages = {18-24},
	note = {Full text available}


In this paper, we present a new approach for facial face recognition. The method is based on the Fourier transform of Gabor filters and the method of regularized linear discriminate analysis applied to facial features previously localized. The process of facial face recognition is based on two phases: location and recognition. The first phase determines the characteristic using the local properties of the face by the variation of gray level along the axis of the characteristic and the geometric model, and the second phase generates the feature vector by the convolution of the Fourier transform of 40 Gabor filters and face, followed by application of the method of regularized linear discriminate analysis on the vectors of characteristics. Experimental results obtained on sample of images from the XM2VTSDB database [1] have shown that the proposed algorithm gives satisfactory results in a precise manner.


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