Learning Generalizable and Identity-Discriminative Representations for Face Anti-Spoofing

17 Jan 2019  ·  Xiaoguang Tu, Jian Zhao, Mei Xie, Guodong Du, Hengsheng Zhang, Jianshu Li, Zheng Ma, Jiashi Feng ·

Face anti-spoofing (a.k.a presentation attack detection) has drawn growing attention due to the high-security demand in face authentication systems. Existing CNN-based approaches usually well recognize the spoofing faces when training and testing spoofing samples display similar patterns, but their performance would drop drastically on testing spoofing faces of unseen scenes. In this paper, we try to boost the generalizability and applicability of these methods by designing a CNN model with two major novelties. First, we propose a simple yet effective Total Pairwise Confusion (TPC) loss for CNN training, which enhances the generalizability of the learned Presentation Attack (PA) representations. Secondly, we incorporate a Fast Domain Adaptation (FDA) component into the CNN model to alleviate negative effects brought by domain changes. Besides, our proposed model, which is named Generalizable Face Authentication CNN (GFA-CNN), works in a multi-task manner, performing face anti-spoofing and face recognition simultaneously. Experimental results show that GFA-CNN outperforms previous face anti-spoofing approaches and also well preserves the identity information of input face images.

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Task Dataset Model Metric Name Metric Value Global Rank Result Benchmark
Face Anti-Spoofing MSU-MFSD GFA-CNN Equal Error Rate 7.5% # 1


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