On New Radon-Based Translation, Rotation, and Scaling Invariant Transform for Face Recognition

  • Tomasz Arodź
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3039)


The Radon transform has some interesting properties concerning the scaling, rotation-in-plane and translation of the input image. In the paper, these properties are a basis for deriving a transformation invariant to the aforementioned spatial image variations, a transformation that uses direct translation, angle representation and 1-D Fourier transform. As the face images often differ in pose and scale of the face, such a transformation can ease the recognition task. Experimental results show that the proposed method can achieve 96% and 89% recognition accuracy for, respectively, uniformly and non-uniformly illuminated images.


Face recognition Radon transform Invariant recognition 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tomasz Arodź
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  1. 1.Institute of Computer ScienceAGHKrakówPoland
  2. 2.Academic Computer CentreCYFRONETKrakówPoland

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