Staffordshire University logo
STORE - Staffordshire Online Repository

Multiple face detection algorithm using colour skin modelling

AMJAD, Anas, GRIFFITHS, Alison and PATWARY, Mohammad (2012) Multiple face detection algorithm using colour skin modelling. IET Image Processing, 6 (6). pp. 1093-1101. ISSN 1751-9659

Multiple face detection algorithm using colour.JPG

Download (147kB) | Preview

Abstract or description

A variety of skin tones along with other constraints on image capturing within a given background make face detection a challenging task of image processing for surveillance and security applications. In this study, a colour-based skin model is proposed for a diverse range of skin tones. It is found that the proposed skin model outperforms several existing skin models. The proposed skin model is used to develop a soft decision-based multiple face detection framework. The robustness of the proposed framework has been evaluated for a wide range of poses, facial expressions, complex backgrounds and blur noises. On the basis of the proposed skin model and the soft decision-based scheme, the range of values of Cb and Cr has been compressed to obtain reduced false detections and missed detections as compared with the existing algorithms

Item Type: Article
Faculty: Previous Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Sciences > Engineering
Depositing User: Alison GRIFFITHS
Date Deposited: 07 May 2013 15:05
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2023 13:38

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item

DisabledGo Staffordshire University is a recognised   Investor in People. Sustain Staffs
Legal | Freedom of Information | Site Map | Job Vacancies
Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST4 2DE t: +44 (0)1782 294000