Face recognition using HuMoments

asked 2016-12-18 12:59:41 -0500

Lafi gravatar image

Hello, i'm asking if i can use HuMoment for face recongition , i know there''s an api for face recogntion but i want to know about huMoments. Thanks in advance. Lafi

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Have you google hu moment face recognition ?

LBerger gravatar imageLBerger ( 2016-12-18 14:31:34 -0500 )edit

i don't think, this will work. hu moments are just 7 numbers, while you usually need a few thousand, to make a good feature there.

berak gravatar imageberak ( 2016-12-18 19:53:06 -0500 )edit

okay, thank you @LBerger, also i want to know , i'm using face recognition provided by opencv but it give me a negative and a large value confidence , i dont understand why? i have tested the simple and followed it!!

Lafi gravatar imageLafi ( 2016-12-18 19:58:26 -0500 )edit

@berak I have found some papers but after a quick reading I'm not convinced

LBerger gravatar imageLBerger ( 2016-12-19 02:19:18 -0500 )edit

@LBerger, yes, that idea has been tried (~10years ago). but more successful with like zernike or chebychev moments (instead of Hu), and working on image patches.

what can i say, i tried some of those, too, and other methods just worked better. in the end, the DNN folks have won that race, for sure.

(best thing, opencv has to offer here, is the new BIF descriptor (gabor-filters, in opencv_contrib) with an ANN, imho.)

berak gravatar imageberak ( 2016-12-19 02:36:39 -0500 )edit

The bif deescriptor can be used for face recogontion?? if yes please can you give me an example!!

Lafi gravatar imageLafi ( 2016-12-20 17:00:52 -0500 )edit
berak gravatar imageberak ( 2016-12-20 17:07:54 -0500 )edit