[Numpy-discussion] creating eigenface images

Matthieu Brucher matthieu.brucher@gmail....
Tue Mar 25 09:53:18 CDT 2008

> #now this creates 2 images.they are given in this page(http://
> roytechdumps.blogspot.com/).The leasteigenface  ie 'eigenface16.jpg'
> is quite 'deteriorated' in appearance compared to the other.Is this
> because of the
> corresponding eigenvector containing least variations? can someone
> explain this deterioration?

What is exactly the problem ? The fact that the least significant eigenimage
is "deteriorated" is logical. Eigenimages are trying to represent in a
linear way something that is not. The smallest variations are then
represented by an artifact, and this is what you get.

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