Image Enhancement Technique using Adaptive Multiscale Retinex for Face Recognition Systems

Khairul Anuar Ishak, Salina Abdul Samad, M. A. Hannan, Maizura Mohd Sani

Abstract

Various illumination effects in an image are one of the states of difficulty that should be solved in order to get a satisfactory result in face recognition task. The inhomogeneous intensities of the image has led to many plans and algorithms to devastate the cause and next to eliminate the illumination. The focus of this paper is to enhance the image by reducing illumination effects; employing a preprocessing step i.e. adaptive multiscale retinex as the illumination correction method before accomplishing the recognition task. The performance of this method is evaluated using the Yale database and has lower equal error rate compared with single scale retinex and conventional multiscale retinex.

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Ishak K., Abdul Samad S., Hannan M. and Mohd Sani M. (2009). Image Enhancement Technique using Adaptive Multiscale Retinex for Face Recognition Systems . In Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Artificial Neural Networks and Intelligent Information Processing - Volume 1: Workshop ANNIIP, (ICINCO 2009) ISBN 978-989-674-002-3, pages 43-49. DOI: 10.5220/0002262600430049


in Bibtex Style

@conference{workshop anniip09,
author={Khairul Anuar Ishak and Salina Abdul Samad and M. A. Hannan and Maizura Mohd Sani},
title={Image Enhancement Technique using Adaptive Multiscale Retinex for Face Recognition Systems},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Artificial Neural Networks and Intelligent Information Processing - Volume 1: Workshop ANNIIP, (ICINCO 2009)},
year={2009},
pages={43-49},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002262600430049},
isbn={978-989-674-002-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Artificial Neural Networks and Intelligent Information Processing - Volume 1: Workshop ANNIIP, (ICINCO 2009)
TI - Image Enhancement Technique using Adaptive Multiscale Retinex for Face Recognition Systems
SN - 978-989-674-002-3
AU - Ishak K.
AU - Abdul Samad S.
AU - Hannan M.
AU - Mohd Sani M.
PY - 2009
SP - 43
EP - 49
DO - 10.5220/0002262600430049