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International Journal of Image, Graphics and Signal Processing(IJIGSP)

ISSN: 2074-9074 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9082 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJIGSP Vol.11, No.12, Dec. 2019

Applying Aging Effect on Facial Image with Multi-domain Generative Adversarial Network

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Author(s)

Shuvendu Roy

Index Terms

Face-Aging, GAN, CNN, Generative-Model, Face-Synthesis

Abstract

Face Aging is an important and challenging application in computer vision. This is an application of conditional image generation. Until recently generative model was not good enough to generate considerable good resolution images. A generative model called generative adversarial network has introduced impressive capabilities in generating realistic images in both unconditional and conditional settings. Still, the task of generating images of different age conditioning on a given image is a very challenging task. Because there are two constraints to satisfy here in the generated images. The generated image must preserve the identity of the person in the source image and the image must have the features of the target age. In this work, we have applied the generative adversarial network in conditional settings along with custom loss function to satisfy the two mentioned constraints. The experiment has shown improved performance both in preserving the person’s identity and classification accuracy of generated images in the target class compared to previous known approach to this problem. 

Cite This Paper

Shuvendu Roy, " Applying Aging Effect on Facial Image with Multi-domain Generative Adversarial Network", International Journal of Image, Graphics and Signal Processing(IJIGSP), Vol.11, No.12, pp. 14-22, 2019.DOI: 10.5815/ijigsp.2019.12.02

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