International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software Engineering (IJARCSSE)
Face recognition is one of the primary and most complex biometric authentication system, on which lot of work is already done in last few decades But even then there is no sure shot solution. There are number of challenges associated with face recognition. One of such challenge is the facial expressions or the emotion. This paper about to provide the robustness to facial recognition by providing the expression independent recognition. In this paper, a hybrid model is been presented in which the facial thermal image is been generated by using the Eigen faces and the Gabor filter.