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A Pre-filter Enabling Fast Frontal Face Detection

Chan, Stephen C. Y. and Lewis, Paul H., (1999) A Pre-filter Enabling Fast Frontal Face Detection Huijsmans, Dionysius P. and Smeulders, Arnold W. M. (eds.) At Visual Information and Information Systems (VISUAL'99). , pp. 777-84.

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We present a novel pre-filtering technique that identifies probable frontal illuminated face regions in colour images regardless of translation, orientation, and scale. The face candidate regions are normalised and provide the basis for face verification using published face detection algorithms. The technique focuses on a fast search strategy to locate potential eye-pairs in an image or video frame. The eye-pair candidates indicate areas that may contain faces. Scale and orientation is inferred from the eye-pairs, and a neural network is used to confirm the normalised face candidates.

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Published date: June 1999
Additional Information: Address: Berlin
Venue - Dates: Visual Information and Information Systems (VISUAL'99), 1999-06-01
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


Local EPrints ID: 252540
ISBN: 3-540-66079-8
PURE UUID: 3a1d0722-d65b-4594-aaa4-0f214d172000

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Date deposited: 16 Feb 2000
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 10:04

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Author: Stephen C. Y. Chan
Author: Paul H. Lewis
Editor: Dionysius P. Huijsmans
Editor: Arnold W. M. Smeulders

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