Bidirectional relighting for 3D-aided 2D face recognition

Toderici, George and Passalis, Georgios and Zafeiriou, Stefanos and Tzimiropoulos, Georgios and Petrou, Maria and Theoharis, Theoharis and Kakadiaris, Ioannis A. (2010) Bidirectional relighting for 3D-aided 2D face recognition. In: IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 13-18 June 2010, San Francisco, USA.

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Abstract

In this paper, we present a new method for bidirectional relighting for 3D-aided 2D face recognition under large pose and illumination changes. During subject enrollment, we build subject-specific 3D annotated models by using the subjects' raw 3D data and 2D texture. During authentication, the probe 2D images are projected onto a normalized image space using the subject-specific 3D model in the gallery. Then, a bidirectional relighting algorithm and two similarity metrics (a view-dependent complex wavelet structural similarity and a global similarity) are employed to compare the gallery and probe. We tested our algorithms on the UHDB11 and UHDB12 databases that contain 3D data with probe images under large lighting and pose variations. The experimental results show the robustness of our approach in recognizing faces in difficult situations.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Published in: Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2010 IEEE Conference on: date, 13-18 June 2010. Piscataway, N.J. : IEEE, 2010, ISBN: 978-1-4244-6984-0. pp. 2721-2728, doi: 10.1109/CVPR.2010.5539995 ©2010 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works.
Keywords: Face Recognition, Image Texture, Wavelet Transforms
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham UK Campus > Faculty of Science > School of Computer Science
Depositing User: Tzimiropoulos, Yorgos
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2016 09:29
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2016 09:57
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/30278

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