A Novel Approach to Face Detection using Image Parsing and Morphological Analysis

International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
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Volume-23 Number-4
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : Abhishek Maity, Sayan Dasgupta, Debjit Paul
DOI :  10.14445/22312803/IJCTT-V23P132


Abhishek Maity, Sayan Dasgupta, Debjit Paul "A Novel Approach to Face Detection using Image Parsing and Morphological Analysis". International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT) V23(4):155-161, May 2015. ISSN:2231-2803. www.ijcttjournal.org. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract -
The main objective of the paper is to propose an algorithm on extraction of some fundamental information of an image efficiently and then finally use that to detect the human face on the image.The method proposed is based on assumption that the image contains the frontal face.The described method widely-used edge-based features. Firstly, the skin region is detected using a colour based algorithm and Brightness preserving histogram equalization techniques operated on RGB to determine the presence of human and the head region is calculated.Lastly, probable calculated head region is extracted using Sobel Edge-Detection and matched with our trained database files for further classification of the segmented image.

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Content-based image retrieval (CBIR), Brightness preserving fuzzy histogram equalization, Image segmentation, Image cropping.