Evaluation of Local Features Using Convolutional Neural Networks for Person Re-Identification

  • Shuang LiuEmail author
  • Xiaolong Hao
  • Zhong Zhang
  • Mingzhu Shi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 516)


In this paper, we mainly evaluate the influence of local features extracted by convolutional neural networks for person re-identification. Considering the variant body parts with different structural information, we divide the holistic person images into several parts and extract their features. Two kinds of aggregation methods are used to aggregate local features. Experiments on the challenging person re-identification database, Market-1501 database, show that the max aggregation is more effective for extracting the discriminative local features than the sum aggregation.


Local features Convolutional neural networks Person re-identification 



This work was supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China under Grant No. 61501327, No. 61711530240 and No. 61501328, Natural Science Foundation of Tianjin under Grant No. 17JCZDJC30600 and No. 15JCQNJC01700, the Fund of Tianjin Normal University under Grant No.135202RC1703, the Open Projects Program of National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition under Grant No. 201700001 and No. 201800002, the China Scholarship Council No. 201708120039 and No. 201708120040, and the Tianjin Higher Education Creative Team Funds Program.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shuang Liu
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Xiaolong Hao
    • 1
    • 2
  • Zhong Zhang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Mingzhu Shi
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Tianjin Key Laboratory of Wireless Mobile Communications and Power TransmissionTianjin Normal UniversityTianjinChina
  2. 2.College of Electronic and Communication EngineeringTianjin Normal UniversityTianjinChina

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