Deep Learning for Person Reidentification Using Support Vector Machines

  • Xu M
  • Tang Z
  • Yao Y
  • et al.
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Due to the variations of viewpoint, pose, and illumination, a given individual may appear considerably different across different camera views. Tracking individuals across camera networks with no overlapping fields is still a challenging problem. Previous works mainly focus on feature representation and metric learning individually which tend to have a suboptimal solution. To address this issue, in this work, we propose a novel framework to do the feature representation learning and metric learning jointly. Different from previous works, we represent the pairs of pedestrian images as new resized input and use linear Support Vector Machine to replace softmax activation function for similarity learning. Particularly, dropout and data augmentation techniques are also employed in this model to prevent the network from overfitting. Extensive experiments on two publically available datasets VIPeR and CUHK01 demonstrate the effectiveness of our proposed approach.




Xu, M., Tang, Z., Yao, Y., Yao, L., Liu, H., & Xu, J. (2017). Deep Learning for Person Reidentification Using Support Vector Machines. Advances in Multimedia, 2017, 1–12.

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