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    Local face sketch synthesis learning

    Gao, X. and Zhong, J. and Tao, D. and Li, Xuelong (2008) Local face sketch synthesis learning. Neurocomputing 71 (10-12), pp. 1921-1930. ISSN 0925-2312.

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    Facial sketch synthesis (FSS) is crucial in sketch-based face recognition. This paper proposes an automatic FSS algorithm with local strategy based on embedded hidden Markov model (E-HMM) and selective ensemble (SE). By using E-HMM to model the nonlinear relationship between a photo–sketch patch pair, a series of pseudo-sketch patches, generated based on several learned models for a given photo patch, are integrated with SE strategy to synthesize a finer face pseudo-sketch patch. Finally, the intact pseudo-sketch can be generated by combining all synthesized patches. Experimental results illustrate that the proposed FSS algorithm works well.


    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): facial sketch synthesis, sketch–photo recognition, E-HMM, selective ensemble, pseudo-sketch
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Science > School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2013 15:19
    Last Modified: 09 Aug 2023 12:33


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