Low-Rank Tensor Constrained Multiview Subspace Clustering

Changqing Zhang, Huazhu Fu, Si Liu, Guangcan Liu, Xiaochun Cao; Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2015, pp. 1582-1590


In this paper, we explore the problem of multiview subspace clustering. We introduce a low-rank tensor constraint to explore the complementary information from multiple views and, accordingly, establish a novel method called Low-rank Tensor constrained Multiview Subspace Clustering (LT-MSC). Our method regards the subspace representation matrices of different views as a tensor, which captures dexterously the high order correlations underlying multiview data. Then the tensor is equipped with a low-rank constraint, which models elegantly the cross information among different views, reduces effectually the redundancy of the learned subspace representations, and improves the accuracy of clustering as well. The inference process of the affinity matrix for clustering is formulated as a tensor nuclear norm minimization problem, constrained with an additional L2,1-norm regularizer and some linear equalities. The minimization problem is convex and thus can be solved efficiently by an Augmented Lagrangian Alternating Direction Minimization (AL-ADM) method. Extensive experimental results on four benchmark datasets show the effectiveness of our proposed LT-MSC method.

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author = {Zhang, Changqing and Fu, Huazhu and Liu, Si and Liu, Guangcan and Cao, Xiaochun},
title = {Low-Rank Tensor Constrained Multiview Subspace Clustering},
booktitle = {Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV)},
month = {December},
year = {2015}