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Confidence in Face Recognition

asked 2016-10-15 09:01:10 -0500

Kelvin gravatar image

Can someone explain to me basically how the confidence is calculated in the Eigenfaces, LBPH and Fisherfaces methods from the OpenCV Contrib modules? Is it calculated based on the distance?

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answered 2016-10-15 09:16:43 -0500

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updated 2016-10-15 09:31:44 -0500

yes, it is the distance between your query image and the closest in the train set, chi-sqr dist for lbph, and L2 (euclidean) dist for eigen & fisher

(and don't get fooled by the name "confidence", it 's rather the opposite, so smaller==better !)

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Thanks a lot @berak.

Kelvin gravatar imageKelvin ( 2016-10-15 10:07:08 -0500 )edit

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