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face detection using skin color

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face detection using skin color


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this program detect the face in the image on the basis of skin color

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In this program RGB image is converted to L*a*b color space.Green & purple mode of this color space are chosen & then convert them into binary.AND operation is performed on the images so a matrix is obtained having 1 & 0.One(1) indicate the presence of face.

MATLAB release MATLAB 7.9 (R2009b)
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07 Mar 2016 Nitin Kangotra

01 May 2014 mohd

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22 May 2012 selim

selim (view profile)

i'm getting the error 'Undefined function or method 'skin' for input arguments of type 'char'.'

how can i solve this problem? thanks in advance.

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24 Feb 2012 nausheen

i want to detect hand how can i modify this code?? please tell

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03 Sep 2011 Suree yatho

an image return to RGB after face detect ??

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31 Jan 2011 Faisal

Faisal (view profile)

First i would really appreciate the hard work that you made. But this approach fails for african ethnic people. I tried to extract skin for african people with different skin values. But unfortunately it fails.

09 Jan 2011 raza raza

i want to detect human body how? with skin color how

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09 Nov 2010 adad

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what does this portion doing. Why for k=3:4:s2-1?

[s1 s2]=size(BB2);
for k=3:4:s2-1
if p>mx & (BB2(1,k)/BB2(1,k+1))<1.8

Thanks in advance.

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26 Jun 2010 carrisa putri

could you please tell me step by step about this???

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03 May 2010 Alireza Saberi

on a new test I have bald person, top of square appeared above the eyebrow

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03 May 2010 Alireza Saberi

I have some fail result when the background color is close to face color and in the case that chest of person is in the image and then it will be in the final frame

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03 May 2010 Alireza Saberi

simple and almost fast. :)

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