FACE DETECTION ALGORITHM USING EMD - Application to Biometric Recognition System

Jordi Solé-Casals, Carlos M. Travieso-González, Marcos del Pozo, Jesús B. Alonso

Abstract

In this work we present a new face detection algorithm for biometric recognition systems, based on Empirical Mode Decomposition (EMD) that helps us to detect the central skin part of the face. After a binarization and dilatation process, we get an approximation of the face location that is finally established by adjusting an ellipse. Finally, a mask is created using the perimeter of this ellipse and applied to the original image, giving as a result the detected face. Experiments show the performance of the method, with a recognition rate of 97.60%.

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Solé-Casals J., Travieso-González C., del Pozo M. and Alonso J. (2011). FACE DETECTION ALGORITHM USING EMD - Application to Biometric Recognition System . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: MPBS, (BIOSTEC 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-35-5, pages 565-569. DOI: 10.5220/0003297305650569


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@conference{mpbs11,
author={Jordi Solé-Casals and Carlos M. Travieso-González and Marcos del Pozo and Jesús B. Alonso},
title={FACE DETECTION ALGORITHM USING EMD - Application to Biometric Recognition System},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: MPBS, (BIOSTEC 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={565-569},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003297305650569},
isbn={978-989-8425-35-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: MPBS, (BIOSTEC 2011)
TI - FACE DETECTION ALGORITHM USING EMD - Application to Biometric Recognition System
SN - 978-989-8425-35-5
AU - Solé-Casals J.
AU - Travieso-González C.
AU - del Pozo M.
AU - Alonso J.
PY - 2011
SP - 565
EP - 569
DO - 10.5220/0003297305650569