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A new LDA-based face recognition system is presented in this paper. Linear discriminant analysis (LDA) is one of the most popular linear projection techniques for feature extraction. The major drawback of applying LDA is that it may encounter the small sample size problem. In this paper, we propose a new LDA-based technique which can solve the small sample(More)
Gradual shot change detection is one of the most important research issues in the field of video indexing/retrieval. Among the numerous types of gradual transitions, the dissolve-type gradual transition is considered the most common one, but it is also the most difficult one to detect. In most of the existing dissolve detection algorithms, the false/miss(More)
The existing digital data authentication methods are able to detect tampered regions, but are too fragile to resist incidental distortions. This paper will present a new digital signature scheme for image authentication by making use of image content (in the wavelet domain). Based on this concept, a structural digital signature (<i>SDS</i>) is constructed.(More)
We propose a novel multipurpose watermarking scheme, in which robust and fragile watermarks are simultaneously embedded, for copyright protection and content authentication. By quantizing a host image's wavelet coefficients as masking threshold units (MTUs), two complementary watermarks are embedded using cocktail watermarking and they can be blindly(More)
An efficient face detection algorithm which can detect multiple faces in a cluttered environment is proposed. The proposed system consists of three main steps. In the first step, a morphology-based technique is devised to perform eye-analogue segmentation. In a gray image, the eyebrows, eyes, nostrils and mouth always look darker than the rest of a face.(More)
This paper presents a system that can perform pedestrian detection and tracking using vision-based techniques. A very important issue in the ÿeld of intelligent transportation system is to prevent pedestrians from being hit by vehicles. Recently, a great number of vision-based techniques have been proposed for this purpose. In this paper, we propose a(More)
The success of research on matrix completion is evident in a variety of real-world applications. Tensor completion, which is a high-order extension of matrix completion, has also generated a great deal of research interest in recent years. Given a tensor with incomplete entries, existing methods use either factorization or completion schemes to recover the(More)
Leveraging community-contributed data (e.g., blogs, GPS logs, and geo-tagged photos) for travel recommendation is one of the active researches since there are rich contexts and trip activities in such explosively growing data. In this work, we focus on personalized travel recommendation by leveraging the freely available community-contributed photos. We(More)