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Face Recognition with Large Pose Variation

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Face Recognition with Large Pose Variation
2-D face recognition in the presence of large pose variations presents a significant challenge. When comparing a frontal image of a face to a near profile image, one must cope with large occlusions, non-linear correspondences, and significant changes in appearance due to viewpoint. Stereo matching has been used to handle these problems, but performance of this approach degrades with large pose changes. We show that some of this difficulty is due to the effect that foreshortening of slanted surfaces has on windowbased matching methods, which are needed to provide robustness to lighting change. We address this problem by designing a new, dynamic programming stereo algorithm that accounts for surface slant. We show that on the CMU PIE dataset this method results in significant improvements in recognition performance.
Carlos Castillo, David Jacobs
Added 30 Apr 2011
Updated 30 Apr 2011
Type Journal
Year 2011
Where CVPR
Authors Carlos Castillo, David Jacobs
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