TITLE

Age Classification Based on Feature Fusion

AUTHOR(S)
Mianshui Yu; Yu Xie; Xiaomeng Xie
PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
Applied Mechanics & Materials;2014, Issue 519-520, p644
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Age classification based on facial images is attracting wide attention with its broad application to human-computer interaction (HCI). Since human senescence is a tremendously complex process, age classification is still a highly challenging issue. In our study, Local Directional Pattern (LDP) and Gabor wavelet transform were used to extract global and local facial features, respectively, that were fused based on information fusion theory. The Principal Component Analysis (PCA) method was used for dimensionality reduction of the fused features, to obtain a lower-dimensional age characteristic vector. A Support Vector Machine (SVM) multi-class classifier with Error Correcting Output Codes (ECOC) was proposed in the paper. This was aimed at multi-class classification problems, such as age classification. Experiments on a public FG-NET age database proved the efficiency of our method.
ACCESSION #
94819080

 

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