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Towards context-aware face recognition

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Towards context-aware face recognition
In this paper, we focus on the use of context-aware, collaborative filtering, machine-learning techniques that leverage automatically sensed and inferred contextual metadata together with computer vision analysis of image content to make accurate predictions about the human subjects depicted in cameraphone photos. We apply Sparse-Factor Analysis (SFA) to both the contextual metadata gathered in the MMM2 system and the results of PCA (Principal Components Analysis) of the photo content to achieve a 60% face recognition accuracy of people depicted in our cameraphone photos, which is 40% better than media analysis alone. In short, we use context-aware media analysis to solve the face recognition problem for cameraphone photos. Categories and Subject Descriptors H.5.1 [Information Interfaces and Presentation (e.g., HCI)]: Multimedia Information Systems; H.3.1 [Information Storage and Retrieval]: Content Analysis and Indexing; H.3.3 [Information Storage and Retrieval]: Information Search a...
Marc Davis, Michael Smith, John F. Canny, Nathan G
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Type Conference
Year 2005
Where MM
Authors Marc Davis, Michael Smith, John F. Canny, Nathan Good, Simon King, Rajkumar Janakiraman
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