OpenCV LBP traincascade stuck with a False Alarm of 0

asked 2014-03-18 11:20:30 -0600

aishpant gravatar image

I have asked the same question on stackoverflow. I have been using OpenCV's traincascades to detect faces. Many time when the number of positive and negative sample are low, the training gets stuck after a stage where Hit Rate=1 and False Alarm=0 has been reached. So the command window output looks like this-

===== TRAINING 13-stage =====
POS count : consumed   90 : 90
NEG count : acceptanceRatio    300 : 3.46407e-006
Precalculation time: 0.029
|  N |    HR   |    FA   |
|   1|        1|        0|
Training until now has taken 0 days 0 hours 17 minutes 26 seconds.

===== TRAINING 14-stage =====
POS count : consumed   90 : 90

I am guessing subsequent negatives are rejected and training is stuck in infinite loop- for( ; ; ) of the traincascade. If I create a cascade of the intermediate stages I get an average classifier (accuracy-60-70%). There has been another similar question for the same problem but I felt that the answer wasn't good enough.

Is there any solution to this problem?

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Hi, I met the same problem with you, how would you solve the problem? If the solution of it, can you tell me the solution, thank you!

guomiaomiao726 gravatar imageguomiaomiao726 ( 2016-03-05 06:46:37 -0600 )edit