Partially Occluded Face Recognition using Dynamic Time Wrapping

 
 
 
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    It is evident that the research contributions in the domain of partially occluded image are quite sparse. This paper presents a novel method, termed as Partially Occluded Face Recognition (POFR) using Maximally Stable External Regions (MSER) feature sets and Dynamic Time Wrapping (DTW). This proposed system works in two phases: Phase-I, creates an annotated database using the non-occluded images, and Phase-II focuses on the detection and recognition of partially occluded probe image, which is also annotated using the mechanism of phase-I. Hence, POFR selectively and dynamically calibrates the annotated database as per the annotation of the probe image. Further, the similarity between the feature sets of the annotated database images and the probe image is computed, using the principle of DTW. The POFR is tested on the face images from University of Stirling dataset and the average accuracy of face recognition is recorded as 88%. This method promises a computational advantage for partially occluded face recognition without any prior reconstruction or synthesis. The POFR finds direct applications in surveillance and security systems.

     

     


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    Partial Occlusion; Face Recognition; Dynamic Time Wrapping; Maximally Stable External Regions (MSER).

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Article ID: 11804
 
DOI: 10.14419/ijet.v7i2.22.11804




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