Face image database: a test-bed for evaluation and certification of facial recognition systems Online publication date: Fri, 28-Feb-2014
by Frank Wu; Qinghan Xiao; Tien D. Vo
International Journal of Biometrics (IJBM), Vol. 5, No. 3/4, 2013
Abstract: Recently, there has been a growing interest in facial recognition technology because of its great potential usage in tracking and finding persons of interest in public spaces. However, there is no government agency or organisation in Canada with the capability to test or certify facial recognition algorithms, products, or systems. To fill this gap, we carried out a Public Security Technical Program (PSTP) project to create a database that consists of face images commonly used by biometric communities. The objective is to establish a test-bed for government agencies to evaluate the performance of facial recognition algorithms and products. Different test scenarios were studied, and the experimental results illustrated the utility, validity and flexibility of the database.
Online publication date: Fri, 28-Feb-2014
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