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2D DOST based local phase pattern for face recognition
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A new two dimensional (2-D) Discrete Orthogonal Stcokwell Transform (DOST) based Local Phase Pattern (LPP) technique has been proposed for efficient face recognition. The proposed technique uses 2-D DOST as preliminary preprocessing and local phase pattern to form robust feature signature which can effectively accommodate various 3D facial distortions and illumination variations. The S-transform, is an extension of the ideas of the continuous wavelet transform (CWT), is also known for its local spectral phase properties in time-frequency representation (TFR). It provides a frequency dependent resolution of the time-frequency space and absolutely referenced local phase information while maintaining a direct relationship with the Fourier spectrum which is unique in TFR. After utilizing 2-D Stransform as the preprocessing and build local phase pattern from extracted phase information yield fast and efficient technique for face recognition. The proposed technique shows better correlation discrimination compared to alternate pattern recognition techniques such as wavelet or Gabor based face recognition. The performance of the proposed method has been tested using the Yale and extended Yale facial database under different environments such as illumination variation and 3D changes in facial expressions. Test results show that the proposed technique yields better performance compared to alternate time-frequency representation (TFR) based face recognition techniques.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 2017
PDF: 16 pages
Proc. SPIE 10203, Pattern Recognition and Tracking XXVIII, 102030G (1 May 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2262806
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Md. Moniruzzaman, Nfina Technologies, Inc. (United States)
Mohammad S. Alam, Texas A&M Univ.-Kingsville (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10203:
Pattern Recognition and Tracking XXVIII
Mohammad S. Alam, Editor(s)

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