Date Added: Mar 2011
Face recognition is an important part of today's emerging biometrics and video surveillance market. Face Recognition can benefit the areas of: Law Enforcement, Airport Security, Access Control, Driver's Licenses and Passports, Homeland Defense, Customs and Immigration and Scene Analysis. Face recognition has been a research area for almost 30 years, with significantly increased research activity since 1990. This has resulted in the development of successful algorithms and the introduction of commercial products. But, the researches and achievements on face recognition are in its initial stages of development.