Palmprint recognition by applying wavelet subband representation and kernel PCA


EKİNCİ M. , AYKUT M.

5th International Conference on Machine Learning and Data Mining in Pattern Recognition, Leipzig, Germany, 18 - 20 July 2007, vol.4571, pp.628-630 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 4571
  • City: Leipzig
  • Country: Germany
  • Page Numbers: pp.628-630

Abstract

This paper presents a novel Daubechies-based kernel Principal Component Analysis (PCA) method by integrating the Daubechies wavelet representation of palm images and the kernel PCA method for palmprint recognition. The palmprint is first transformed into the wavelet domain to decompose palm images and the lowest resolution subband coefficients are chosen for palm representation. The kernel PCA method is then applied to extract non-linear features from the subband coefficients. Finally, weighted Euclidean linear distance based NN classifier and support vector machine (SVM) are comparatively performed for similarity measurement. Experimental results on PolyU Palmprint Databases demonstrate that the proposed approach achieves highly competitive performance with respect to the published palmprint recognition approaches.

This paper presents a novel Daubechies-based kernel Principal Component Analysis (PCA) method by integrating the Daubechies wavelet representation of palm images and the kernel PCA method for palmprint recognition. The palmprint is first transformed into the wavelet domain to decompose palm images and the lowest resolution subband coefficients are chosen for palm representation. The kernel PCA method is then applied to extract non-linear features from the subband coefficients. Finally, weighted Euclidean linear distance based NN classifier and support vector machine (SVM) are comparatively performed for similarity measurement. Experimental results on PolyU Palmprint Databases demonstrate that the proposed approach achieves highly competitive performance with respect to the published palmprint recognition approaches.