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Three-dimensional face recognition: An Eigensurface approach

Heseltine, T, Pears, N and Austin, J (2004) Three-dimensional face recognition: An Eigensurface approach. In: ICIP: 2004 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON IMAGE PROCESSING, VOLS 1- 5. IEEE , NEW YORK , pp. 1421-1424. ISBN 0-7803-8554-3

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Abstract

We evaluate a new approach to face recognition using a variety of surface representations of three-dimensional facial structure. Applying principal component analysis (PCA), we show that high levels of recognition accuracy can be achieved on a large database of 3D face models, captured under conditions that present typical difficulties to more conventional two-dimensional approaches. Applying a ran-c of image processing, techniques we identify the most effective surface representation for use in such application areas as security surveillance, data compression and archive searching.

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Academic Units: The University of York > Computer Science (York)
Depositing User: Repository Assistant
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2006
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2013 15:17
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICIP.2004.1419769
Status: Published
Publisher: IEEE
Refereed: No
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URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/1526

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