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Multi-Branch with Attention Network for Hand-Based Person Recognition

@article{Baisa2021MultiBranchWA,
  title={Multi-Branch with Attention Network for Hand-Based Person Recognition},
  author={Nathanael L. Baisa and Bryan M. Williams and Hossein Rahmani and Plamen P. Angelov and Sue Black},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2108.02234}
}
In this paper, we propose a novel hand-based person recognition method for the purpose of criminal investigations since the hand image is often the only available information in cases of serious crime such as sexual abuse. Our proposed method, Multi-Branch with Attention Network (MBA-Net), incorporates both channel and spatial attention modules in branches in addition to a global (without attention) branch to capture global structural information for discriminative feature learning. The… 

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