MULTIPLE INSTANCE LEARNING FOR HUMAN EMOTION ANALYSIS USING GABOR FEATURES

Nagarajan P
2018 International journal of advances in signal and image sciences  
Facial expression analysis (FEA) or Human Emotion Analysis (HEA) is an essential tool for human computer interaction. The nonverbal messages of humans are expressed by facial expression. In this study, an HEA system to classify seven classes of human emotions like happy, sad, angry, disgust, fear, surprise and neutral is presented. It uses Gabor filter for feature extraction and Multiple Instance Learning (MIL) for classification. Gabor filter analyzes the facial images in a localized region to
more » ... localized region to extract specific frequency content in specific directions. Then, MIL classifier is used for the classification of emotions into any one of the seven emotions. The evaluation of HEA system is carried on JApanese Female Facial Expression (JAFFE) database. The overall recognition rate of the HEA system using Gabor and MIL technique is 95%.
doi:10.29284/ijasis.4.2.2018.31-37 fatcat:efh7exvspzgpdho5ba6m3fkoby