Paper title:

Enhanced SVD Based Face Recognition

Published in: Issue 1, (Vol. 6) / 2012
Publishing date: 2011-04-11
Pages: 49-53
Author(s): SHARIF Muhammad , ANIS Saad , RAZA Mudassar, MOHSIN Sajjad
Abstract. One of the demanding tasks in face recognition is to handle illumination and expression variations. A lot of research is in progress to overcome such problems. This paper addresses the preprocessing method that is composed of grouping SVD perturbation and DWT. The proposed technique also performs well under one picture per person scenarios. The resulting image of this method is fed in to the simple SVD algorithm for face recognition. This paper performs its accuracy test on ORL, Yale, PIE and AR databases and focuses on the illumination problems
Keywords: Eigen Face, Singular Value Decomposition (SVD), Discrete Wavelet Transforms (DWT), SVD Perturbation

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