FAST ADAPTABLE SKIN COLOUR DETECTION IN RGB SPACE

Martin Tosas, Steven Mills

Abstract

This paper presents a skin colour classifier that uses a linear container in order to confine a volume of the RGB space where skin colour is likely to appear. The container can be adapted, using a single training image, to maximize the detection of a particular skin tonality. The classifier has minimum storage requirements, it is very fast to evaluate, and despite operating in the RGB space, provides equivalent illumination (brightness) independence to that of classifiers that work in the rg-plane. The performance of the proposed classifier is evaluated and compared with other classifiers. Finally, conclusions are drawn.

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Tosas M. and Mills S. (2007). FAST ADAPTABLE SKIN COLOUR DETECTION IN RGB SPACE . In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 3: Human Presence Detection for Context-aware Systems, (VISAPP 2007) ISBN 978-972-8865-75-7, pages 3-10. DOI: 10.5220/0002055800030010


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@conference{human presence detection for context-aware systems07,
author={Martin Tosas and Steven Mills},
title={FAST ADAPTABLE SKIN COLOUR DETECTION IN RGB SPACE},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 3: Human Presence Detection for Context-aware Systems, (VISAPP 2007)},
year={2007},
pages={3-10},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002055800030010},
isbn={978-972-8865-75-7},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 3: Human Presence Detection for Context-aware Systems, (VISAPP 2007)
TI - FAST ADAPTABLE SKIN COLOUR DETECTION IN RGB SPACE
SN - 978-972-8865-75-7
AU - Tosas M.
AU - Mills S.
PY - 2007
SP - 3
EP - 10
DO - 10.5220/0002055800030010