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The FERET Verification Testing Protocol for Face Recognition Algorithms



S A. Rizvi, P. Jonathon Phillips, H Moon


Two critical performance characterizations of biometric algorithms, including face recogntion, are identification and verification. In face recognition, FERET is the de facto standard evaluation methodology. Identification performance of face recognition algorithms on the FERET tests has been previously reported. In this paper, we report on verification performance obtained from the Sep96 FERET test. Results are presented for images taken on the same day, for images taken on different days, for images taken at least one year apart, and for images taken under different lighting conditions.
Imaging and Vision Computing Journal


algorithim evaluation, face recognition, FERET, verification


Rizvi, S. , Phillips, P. and Moon, H. (1998), The FERET Verification Testing Protocol for Face Recognition Algorithms, Imaging and Vision Computing Journal, [online], (Accessed May 18, 2024)


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Created September 30, 1998, Updated October 12, 2021