Search Contact information
University of Cambridge Home Department of Engineering
University of Cambridge > Engineering Department > Machine Intelligence Lab

Abstract for arandjelovic_AVSS06

In Proc. IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal based Surveillance, 2006.

TOWARDS PERSON AUTHENTICATION BY FUSING VISUAL AND THERMAL FACE BIOMETRICS.

O. Arandjelovi=ć, R. Hammoud and R. Cipolla.

2006

Recognition algorithms that use data obtained by imaging faces in the thermal spectrum are promising in achieving invariance to extreme illumination changes that are often present in practice. In this paper we analyze the performance of a recently proposed face recognition algorithm that combines visual and thermal modalities by decision level fusion. We examine (i) the effects of the proposed data preprocessing in each domain, (ii) the contribution to improved recognition of different types of features, (iii) the importance of prescription glasses detection, in the context of both 1-to-N and 1-to-1 matching (recognition vs. verification performance). Finally, we discuss the significance of our results and, in particular, identify a number of limitations of the current state-of-the-art and propose promising directions for future research.


(ftp:) arandjelovic_AVSS06.pdf (http:) arandjelovic_AVSS06.pdf

If you have difficulty viewing files that end '.gz', which are gzip compressed, then you may be able to find tools to uncompress them at the gzip web site.

If you have difficulty viewing files that are in PostScript, (ending '.ps' or '.ps.gz'), then you may be able to find tools to view them at the gsview web site.

We have attempted to provide automatically generated PDF copies of documents for which only PostScript versions have previously been available. These are clearly marked in the database - due to the nature of the automatic conversion process, they are likely to be badly aliased when viewed at default resolution on screen by acroread.

© 2005 Cambridge University Engineering Dept
Information provided by milab-maintainer