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Prof. Pascal Lorenz
University of Haute Alsace, France
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJFCC. The journal publishes good papers in the field of future computer and communication. Hopefully, IJFCC will become a recognized journal among the readers in the filed of future computer and communication.

IJFCC 2013 Vol.2(6): 687-691 ISSN: 2010-3751
DOI: 10.7763/IJFCC.2013.V2.253

Multimodal 2D-3D Face Recognition

Gawed M. Nagi, Rahmita Rahmat, Muhamad Taufik, and Fatimah Khalid
Abstract—Up to date, many advances have been made to 2D face recognition (2D FR) due to its broad range of applications in security and commercial areas as well as in smart devices. However, 2D FR is still quite vulnerable under unconstrained conditions of the image acquisition process. To overcome 2D FR limitations, researchers shift to 3D face recognition technology but this technology is computationally expensive and inapplicable to real-world face recognition systems. Multimodal 2D-3D face recognition can combine the strength of both 2D and 3D modalities. In this paper a multimodal 2D-3D face recognition approach has been proposed based on geometric and textural characteristics of 2D and 3D modalities. The conducted experiments show that the proposed approach achieved promising results with illumination and head pose variations. The performance is evaluated using the landmark Bosphorus facial databas

Index Terms—2D-3D face recognition, geometric invariants, local binary pattern (LBP), k-nearest neighbor (kNN).

The authors are with Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Malaysia Gawed. M. Nagi (e-mail: gnagi2000@yahoo.com)


Cite:Gawed M. Nagi, Rahmita Rahmat, Muhamad Taufik, and Fatimah Khalid, "Multimodal 2D-3D Face Recognition," International Journal of Future Computer and Communication vol. 2, no. 6, pp. 687-691, 2013.

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