Patent Number: 8,219,571

Title: Object verification apparatus and method

Abstract: Provided are an object verification apparatus and method. The object verification apparatus includes a matching unit performing a plurality of different matching algorithms on a query image and generating a plurality of scores; a score normalization unit normalizing each of the generated scores to be adaptive to the query image; a weight estimation unit estimating weights of the normalized scores based on the respective matching algorithms applied; and a score fusion unit fusing the normalized scores by respectively applying the weights estimated by the weight estimation unit to the normalized scores.

Inventors: Ren; Haibing (Yongin-si, KR), Kee; Seok-cheol (Yongin-si, KR), Wang; Haitao (Yongin-si, KR), Zhao; Jiali (Yongin-si, KR)

Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

International Classification: G06F 17/30 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2020-07-10 0:00:00