Face photo recognition using sketch
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AbstractAutomatic retrieval of face images from police mug-shot databases is critically important for law enforcement agencies. It can help investigators to locate or narrow down potential suspects efficiently. However, in many cases, the photo image of a suspect is not available and the best substitute is often a sketch drawing based on the recollection of an eyewitness. In this paper, we present a novel photo retrieval system using face sketches. By transforming a photo image into a sketch, we reduce the difference between photo and sketch significantly, thus allowing effective matching between the two. Experiments over a data set containing 188 people clearly demonstrate the efficacy of the algorithm.
All Author(s) ListTang X, Wang XG
Name of ConferenceIEEE International Conference on Image Processing
Start Date of Conference22/09/2002
End Date of Conference25/09/2002
Place of ConferenceROCHESTER
Country/Region of ConferenceUnited States of America
Year2002
Month1
Day1
PublisherIEEE
Pages257 - 260
ISBN0-7803-7622-6
ISSN1522-4880
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
Web of Science Subject CategoriesComputer Science; Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence; Computer Science, Information Systems; Computer Science, Software Engineering

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