Facial Action Recognition Combining Heterogeneous Features via Multikernel Learning

IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics. Part B, Cybernetics : a Publication of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society
T SenechalL Prevost

Abstract

This paper presents our response to the first international challenge on facial emotion recognition and analysis. We propose to combine different types of features to automatically detect action units (AUs) in facial images. We use one multikernel support vector machine (SVM) for each AU we want to detect. The first kernel matrix is computed using local Gabor binary pattern histograms and a histogram intersection kernel. The second kernel matrix is computed from active appearance model coefficients and a radial basis function kernel. During the training step, we combine these two types of features using the recently proposed SimpleMKL algorithm. SVM outputs are then averaged to exploit temporal information in the sequence. To evaluate our system, we perform deep experimentation on several key issues: influence of features and kernel function in histogram-based SVM approaches, influence of spatially independent information versus geometric local appearance information and benefits of combining both, sensitivity to training data, and interest of temporal context adaptation. We also compare our results with those of the other participants and try to explain why our method had the best performance during the facial expression recog...Continue Reading

References

May 1, 1967·Journal of Personality and Social Psychology·A Mehrabian, M Wiener
May 7, 2005·IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence·Yongmian Zhang, Qiang Ji
Feb 8, 2007·IEEE Transactions on Image Processing : a Publication of the IEEE Signal Processing Society·Irene Kotsia, Ioannis Pitas
Apr 14, 2007·IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence·Guoying Zhao, Matti Pietikäinen
Aug 19, 2007·IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence·Yan TongQiang Ji
Nov 26, 2008·IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence·Zhihong ZengThomas S Huang
Sep 18, 2010·IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence·Sander KoelstraIoannis Patras

❮ Previous
Next ❯

Citations

Jan 7, 2016·Frontiers in Psychology·Jean XavierLaurence Chaby
Oct 28, 2014·IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics·Arman SavranRagini Verma
Oct 8, 2014·IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics·Lin ZhongDimitris N Metaxas
Sep 12, 2015·IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence·Evangelos SariyanidiAndrea Cavallaro
Oct 16, 2015·IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics·Xueliang LiuXuelong Li
Jan 24, 2017·IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence· Wen-Sheng ChuJeffrey F Cohn
Nov 23, 2016·IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics·Anima MajumderVenkatesh K Subramanian

❮ Previous
Next ❯

Related Concepts

Trending Feeds

COVID-19

Coronaviruses encompass a large family of viruses that cause the common cold as well as more serious diseases, such as the ongoing outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19; formally known as 2019-nCoV). Coronaviruses can spread from animals to humans; symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties; in more severe cases, infection can lead to death. This feed covers recent research on COVID-19.

Blastomycosis

Blastomycosis fungal infections spread through inhaling Blastomyces dermatitidis spores. Discover the latest research on blastomycosis fungal infections here.

Nuclear Pore Complex in ALS/FTD

Alterations in nucleocytoplasmic transport, controlled by the nuclear pore complex, may be involved in the pathomechanism underlying multiple neurodegenerative diseases including Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Dementia. Here is the latest research on the nuclear pore complex in ALS and FTD.

Applications of Molecular Barcoding

The concept of molecular barcoding is that each original DNA or RNA molecule is attached to a unique sequence barcode. Sequence reads having different barcodes represent different original molecules, while sequence reads having the same barcode are results of PCR duplication from one original molecule. Discover the latest research on molecular barcoding here.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a disease characterized by unexplained disabling fatigue; the pathology of which is incompletely understood. Discover the latest research on chronic fatigue syndrome here.

Evolution of Pluripotency

Pluripotency refers to the ability of a cell to develop into three primary germ cell layers of the embryo. This feed focuses on the mechanisms that underlie the evolution of pluripotency. Here is the latest research.

Position Effect Variegation

Position Effect Variagation occurs when a gene is inactivated due to its positioning near heterochromatic regions within a chromosome. Discover the latest research on Position Effect Variagation here.

STING Receptor Agonists

Stimulator of IFN genes (STING) are a group of transmembrane proteins that are involved in the induction of type I interferon that is important in the innate immune response. The stimulation of STING has been an active area of research in the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. Here is the latest research on STING receptor agonists.

Microbicide

Microbicides are products that can be applied to vaginal or rectal mucosal surfaces with the goal of preventing, or at least significantly reducing, the transmission of sexually transmitted infections. Here is the latest research on microbicides.

Related Papers

IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics. Part B, Cybernetics : a Publication of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society
Patrick LuceyKenneth M Prkachin
IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks
Kai LabuschThomas Martinetz
IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine : a Publication of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society
Lei LiuHongzhi Zhang
© 2021 Meta ULC. All rights reserved