REVIEWS, REFINEMENTS AND NEW IDEAS IN FACE RECOGNITION
Edited by Peter M. Corcoran

Reviews, Refinements and New Ideas in Face Recognition Edited by Peter M. Corcoran

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Contents
Preface IX Part 1 Chapter 1 Statistical Face Models & Classifiers A Review of Hidden Markov Models in Face Recognition 3 Claudia Iancu and Peter M. Corcoran GMM vs SVM for Face

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