Person Identification in Webcam Images : An Application of Semi-Supervised Learning

  title={Person Identification in Webcam Images : An Application of Semi-Supervised Learning},
  author={Maria-Florina Balcan and A. Blum and Patrick Pakyan Choi and John D. Lafferty and Brian Pantano},
An application of semi-supervised learning is made to the problem of person identification in low quality webcam images. Using a set of images of ten people collected over a period of four months, the person identification task is posed as a graph-based semi-supervised learning problem, where only a few training images are labeled. The importance of domain knowledge in graph construction is discussed, and experiments are presented that clearly show the advantage of semi-supervised learning over… CONTINUE READING
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