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In this paper, a masked face recognition based attendance system is developed by modifying a version of convolutional neural network (CNN). In this regard, a Support Vector Machine is integrated in the CNN to replace its original Softmax classifier to perform the task. The performance of the modified CNN in recognizing masked faces in a 5-fold cross validation was compared that of other CNNs. The experimental results show high effectiveness of the proposed CNN (i.e. 98.92%) in recognizing masked faces for recording attendance.
(Manuscript received: 16 May 2022 | Accepted: 21 June 2022 | Published: 8 July 2022)
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