By Topic

Performances of the likelihood-ratio classifier based on different data modelings

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Chen, C. ; Signals & Syst. Group, Univ. of Twente, Enschede ; Veldhuis, R.N.J.

The classical likelihood ratio classifier easily collapses in many biometric applications especially with independent training-test subjects. The reason lies in the inaccurate estimation of the underlying user-specific feature density. Firstly, the feature density estimation suffers from insufficient number of user-specific samples during the enrollment phase. Even if more enrollment samples are available, it is most likely that they are not reliable enough. Furthermore, it may happen that enrolled samples do not obey the Gaussian density model. Therefore, it is crucial to properly estimate the underlying user-specific feature density in the above situations. In this paper, we give an overview of several data modeling methods. Furthermore, we propose a discretized density based data model. Experimental results on FRGC face data set has shown reasonably good performance with our proposed model.

Published in:

Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, 2008. ICARCV 2008. 10th International Conference on

Date of Conference:

17-20 Dec. 2008