Deep Gabor Scattering Network for Image Classification

  • Li-Na Wang
  • Benxiu Liu
  • Haizhen Wang
  • Guoqiang ZhongEmail author
  • Junyu DongEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11257)


Deep learning models obtain exponential ascension in the field of image classification in recent years, and have become the most active research branch in AI research. The success of deep learning prompts us to make greater achievements in image classification. How to obtain effective feature representation becomes particularly important. In this paper, we combine the wavelet transformation and the idea of deep learning to build a new deep learning model, called Deep Gabor Scattering Network (DGSN). Concretely, in DGSN, we use the Gabor wavelet transformation to extract the invariant information of the images, partial least square regression (PLSR) for feature selection, and support vector machine (SVM) for classification. A key benefit of DGSN is that Gabor wavelet transformation can extract rich invariant features from the images. We show that DGSN is computationally simpler and delivers higher classification accuracy than related methods.


Deep learning Gabor filter Invariant information Deep Gabor scattering network (DGSN) 



This work was supported by the Science and Technology Program of Qingdao under Grant No. 17-3-3-20-nsh, the CERNET Innovation Project under Grant No. NGII20170416 and the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities of China.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and TechnologyOcean University of ChinaQingdaoChina

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