Improved Facial Expression Recognition Based on DWT Feature for Deep CNN
AbstractFacial expression recognition (FER) has become one of the most important fields of research in pattern recognition. In this paper, we propose a method for the identification of facial expressions of people through their emotions. Being robust against illumination changes, this method combines four steps: Viola–Jones face detection algorithm, facial image enhancement using contrast limited adaptive histogram equalization (CLAHE) algorithm, the discrete wavelet transform (DWT), and deep convolutional neural network (CNN). We have used Viola–Jones to locate the face and facial parts; the facial image is enhanced using CLAHE; then facial features extraction is done using DWT; and finally, the extracted features are used directly to train the CNN network, for the purpose of classifying the facial expressions. Our experimental work was performed on the CK+ database and JAFFE face database. The results obtained using this network were 96.46% and 98.43%, respectively. View Full-Text
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Bendjillali, R.I.; Beladgham, M.; Merit, K.; Taleb-Ahmed, A. Improved Facial Expression Recognition Based on DWT Feature for Deep CNN. Electronics 2019, 8, 324.
Bendjillali RI, Beladgham M, Merit K, Taleb-Ahmed A. Improved Facial Expression Recognition Based on DWT Feature for Deep CNN. Electronics. 2019; 8(3):324.Chicago/Turabian Style
Bendjillali, Ridha I.; Beladgham, Mohammed; Merit, Khaled; Taleb-Ahmed, Abdelmalik. 2019. "Improved Facial Expression Recognition Based on DWT Feature for Deep CNN." Electronics 8, no. 3: 324.
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