Using support vector machines to enhance the performance of Bayesian face recognition
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AbstractIn this paper, we first develop a direct Bayesian-based support vector machine (SVM) by combining the Bayesian analysis with the SVM. Unlike traditional SVM-based face recognition methods that require one to train a large number of SVMs, the direct Bayesian SVM needs only one SVM trained to classify the face difference between intrapersonal variation and extrapersonal variation. However, the additional simplicity means that the method has to separate two complex subspaces by one hyperplane thus affecting the recognition accuracy. In order to improve the recognition performance, we develop three more Bayesian-based SVMs, including the one-versus-all method, the hierarchical agglomerative clustering-based method, and the adaptive clustering method. Finally, we combine the adaptive clustering method with multilevel subspace analysis to further improve the recognition performance. We show the improvement of the new algorithms over traditional subspace methods through experiments on two face databases - the FERET database and the XM2VTS database.
All Author(s) ListLi ZF, Tang XO
Journal nameIEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security
Year2007
Month6
Day1
Volume Number2
Issue Number2
PublisherIEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC
Pages174 - 180
ISSN1556-6013
eISSN1556-6021
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsBayesian analysis; face recognition; support vector machine (SVM)
Web of Science Subject CategoriesComputer Science; Computer Science, Theory & Methods; COMPUTER SCIENCE, THEORY & METHODS; Engineering; Engineering, Electrical & Electronic; ENGINEERING, ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONIC

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