Infra-red pupil detection for use in a face recognition system

Denman, Simon, Butler, Darren, Sridharan, Sridha, & Chandran, Vinod (2004) Infra-red pupil detection for use in a face recognition system. In Wysocki, T. (Ed.) Proceedings of The 3rd Workshop on the Internet, Telecommunications and Signal Processing (WITSP '04), Adelaide, SA, pp. 414-419.

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This paper presents a new method of eye localisation and face segmentation for use in a face recognition system. By using two near infrared light sources, we have shown that the face can be coarsely segmented, and the eyes can be accurately located, increasing the accuracy of the face localisation and improving the overall speed of the system. The system is able to locate both eyes within 25% of the eye-to-eye distance in over 96% of test cases.

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ID Code: 24763
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: localisation and face segmentation, infrared light
ISBN: 0975693409
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > OTHER INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (089900)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2004 [please consult the authors]
Deposited On: 17 Jun 2009 14:43
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 13:05

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