Facial Features’ Localization using a Morphological Operation

Kenz A. Bozed, Ali Mansour, Osei Adjei

Abstract

Facial features’ localization is an important part of various applications such as face recognition, facial expression detection and human computer interaction. It plays an essential role in human face analysis especially in searching for facial features (mouth, nose and eyes) when the face region is included within the image. Most of these applications require the face and facial feature detection algorithms. In this paper, a new method is proposed to locate facial features. A morphological operation is used to locate the pupils of the eyes and estimate the mouth position according to them. The boundaries of the allocated features are computed as a result when the features are allocated. The results obtained from this work indicate that the algorithm has been very successful in recognising different types of facial expressions.

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A. Bozed K., Mansour A. and Adjei O. (2010). Facial Features’ Localization using a Morphological Operation . In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Bio-inspired Human-Machine Interfaces and Healthcare Applications - Volume 1: B-Interface, (BIOSTEC 2010) ISBN 978-989-674-020-7, pages 35-43. DOI: 10.5220/0002787000350043


in Bibtex Style

@conference{b-interface10,
author={Kenz A. Bozed and Ali Mansour and Osei Adjei},
title={Facial Features’ Localization using a Morphological Operation},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Bio-inspired Human-Machine Interfaces and Healthcare Applications - Volume 1: B-Interface, (BIOSTEC 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={35-43},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002787000350043},
isbn={978-989-674-020-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Bio-inspired Human-Machine Interfaces and Healthcare Applications - Volume 1: B-Interface, (BIOSTEC 2010)
TI - Facial Features’ Localization using a Morphological Operation
SN - 978-989-674-020-7
AU - A. Bozed K.
AU - Mansour A.
AU - Adjei O.
PY - 2010
SP - 35
EP - 43
DO - 10.5220/0002787000350043