Face Recognition

Face Recognition : Cognitive and computational processes

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Face Recognition: Cognitive and Computational Processes critically discusses current research in face recognition, leading to an original approach with criminological applications. The book covers * The methodological and philosophical basis of research in face recognition. * Findings and their explanations, conceptual issues, theories and models of face recognition * The Catch Model (Rakover & Cahlon) for reconstructing (identifying) a face from memory, and other models and methods of face reconstruction. * Conscious perception and recognition of faces. The book also discusses original ideas on conceptualizing face perception and recognition in tasks of facial cognition, developing the Schema Theory and the Catch Model, and introducing Rakover & Cahlon's discovery of the proposed law of Face Recognition by Similarity (FRBS). (Series B)show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 316 pages
  • 149.9 x 215.9 x 15.2mm | 476.28g
  • John Benjamins Publishing Co
  • Benjamins (John) North America Inc.,US
  • Netherlands
  • English
  • 1588110516
  • 9781588110510

Table of contents

1. Preface; 2. 1. Understanding Face Recognition: The Theoretical Framework; 3. 2. Face Recognition as Performance in "Tasks of Facial-Cognition"; 4. 3. Level of Analysis (1): Facial Phenomena and their Explanations; 5. 4. Level of Analysis (2): Basic Conceptual Issues and Questions; 6. 5. Level of Analysis (3): General Cognitive Models of Face Recognition; 7. 6. The "Catch" Model and Other Systems for Reconstructing Faces; 8. 7. The Catch Model: A Proposed Law of Face Recognition by Similarity; 9. 8. Conclusions and Future Objectives: Theoretical and Methodological Issues; 10. Appendixes; 11. References; 12. Subject Index; 13. Name Indexshow more