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Implementation of A SIMPLE AND ACCURATE COLOR FACE DETECTION ALGORITHM IN COMPLEX BACKGROUND

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 by Tolga Birdal
 Implementation of the paper:
A SIMPLE AND ACCURATE COLOR FACE DETECTION ALGORITHM IN COMPLEX BACKGROUND
Yu-Ting Pai, Shanq-Jang Ruan , Mon-Chau Shie, Yi-Chi Liu
Low Power Systems Lab, Department of Electronic Engineering
National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
No.43, Sec.4, Keelung Rd., Taipei, 106, Taiwan, R.O.C.
E-mail: sjruan@mail.ntust.edu.tw

 Additions by me:
  Minumum face size constraint
  Adaptive theta thresholding (Theta is thresholded by mean2(theata)/4
  Parameters are modified by to detect better. Please check the paper for parameters they propose.
 Check the paper for more details.

 usage:
  I=double(imread('c:\Data\girl1.jpg'));
  detect_face(I);
 The function will display the bounding box if a face is found.

 Notes: This algorithm is very primitive and doesn't work in real life. The resaon why I implement is that I believe for low cost platforms people need such kind of algorithms. However this one doesn't perform so well in my opinion (if I implemented correctly)

Required Products Image Processing Toolbox
MATLAB release MATLAB 7.7 (R2008b)
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Comments and Ratings (14)
17 Feb 2014 haem  
13 Mar 2013 betül  
19 Aug 2012 Zhaohui

Hi Birdal, Thanks for sharing, It is very interesting piece of work, But I have one question on the mouth detection, it seems that your mouth detection is over constraint so that some face can not be detected because of your new constraint. But the problem is that it seems I can not repeat the algorithm you cited in your code: there are two many M in the Histogram so I think I may code it wrongly.

Could you please explain why you made the changes to the mouth detection threshold, and, could you please provide me the code to reproduce the mouth detect algorithm that described in your cited paper?

25 Jul 2012 sharmila rajan  
21 Jun 2012 nur  
11 Sep 2011 Huy Nguyen Quang

Thanks for sharing.

23 Dec 2010 Ali OZMERCAN

Thnx, it is fine to begin my project

15 May 2010 infant

use image acqisition toolbox.. there s a gui tool to acquire images from camera..

23 Mar 2010 Vinil Pillai

i want to capture image from a wireless camera and feed it to Matlab and process it for face recognition.Can any1 help me with the source code??

11 Oct 2009 Raymond Cheng

Thanks for your sharing.

15 Jun 2009 Tolga Birdal

I do. Please download the code and you will find it at the very top of the comments.

15 Jun 2009 ANDRU BALL

do you have paper of your work face deteccion.

24 Mar 2009 chen QQ

a very useful tool.
i give 5 star.
it identify one human face, and show the region.

but i have one question.
in the paper, can identify multi-face.
but this tool can't find multi-face?
is it my fault?
thank you!

24 Mar 2009 chen QQ  

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