Gabor filters have achieved enormous success in texture analysis, feature extraction, segmentation, iris and face recognition. Face recognition is one of the most popular biometric modalities which has wide range of applications in biometric authentication. The most useful property of a Gabor filter is that it can achieve multi-resolution and multi-orientation analysis of an image. This paper presents an algorithm using Gabor wavelets in capturing discriminatory content, obtained by convolving a face image with coefficients of Gabor filter with different orientations and scales. Support vector machine (SVM) has been used to construct a robust classifier. This method has been tested with publicly available ORL dataset. This algorithm has been tested, cross-validated and the detailed results are presented. It is inferred that the proposed method offers a recognition rate (94%) with tenfold cross-validation. © Springer India 2016.
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R. Karthika, Dr. Latha Parameswaran, B.K., P., and L.P., S., “Study of Gabor wavelet for face recognition invariant to pose and orientation”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Soft Computing Systems, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol. 397, pp. 501-509, 2016.