PASCAL - Pattern Analysis, Statistical Modelling and Computational Learning

Transformation invariant sparse coding
Morten Mørup and Mikkel N. Schmidt
In: Machine Learning for Signal Processing, IEEE International Workshop on (MLSP)(2011).

Abstract

Abstract: Sparse coding is a well established principle for unsupervised learning. Traditionally, features are extracted in sparse coding in specific locations, however, often we would prefer invariant representation. This paper introduces a general transformation invariant sparse coding (TISC) model. The model decomposes images into features invariant to location and general transformation by a set of specified operators as well as a sparse coding matrix indicating where and to what degree in the original image these features are present. The TISC model is in general overcomplete and we therefore invoke sparse coding to estimate its parameters. We demonstrate how the model can correctly identify components of non-trivial artificial as well as real image data. Thus, the model is capable of reducing feature redundancies in terms of pre-specified transformations improving the component identification.

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EPrint Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Project Keyword:Project Keyword UNSPECIFIED
Subjects:Theory & Algorithms
ID Code:9217
Deposited By:Mikkel Schmidt
Deposited On:21 February 2012