Argus: The Digital Doorman

Rahul Sukthankar and Robert Stockton
IEEE Intelligent Systems, Vol. 16, No. 2, March, 2001


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Abstract
ARGUS is a multi-agent visitor identification system distributed over several workstations. Human faces are extracted from security camera images by a neural-network-based face detector, and identified as frequent visitors by a memory-based face recognition system. ARGUS then uses a messaging system to notify hosts that their guests have arrived. An interface agent enables users to submit feedback, which is immediately incorporated by the face recognizer to improve its accuracy. ARGUS has been operating successfully in an outdoor environment since January 1999.

Keywords
face recognition, intelligent agents

Notes
Associated Center(s) / Consortia: Vision and Autonomous Systems Center

Text Reference
Rahul Sukthankar and Robert Stockton, "Argus: The Digital Doorman," IEEE Intelligent Systems, Vol. 16, No. 2, March, 2001

BibTeX Reference
@article{Sukthankar_2001_4378,
   author = "Rahul Sukthankar and Robert Stockton",
   title = "Argus: The Digital Doorman",
   journal = "IEEE Intelligent Systems",
   month = "March",
   year = "2001",
   volume = "16",
   number = "2",
}