Real-Time Human Body Detection Based on YOLOv2 Network

  • Xiaopeng Liu
  • Yan Liu
  • Hong Wang
  • Jiangyun LiEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 582)


It is a pivotal problem for accurate and efficient human body detection in the field of computer vision. However, the complex backgrounds, various body postures, occlusions, shadow and so forth that usually have a negative impact on the performance of human body detection. Besides, the real-time ability of the existing detection algorithms are limited in the practical application. In this paper, with the excellent learning ability, a fast and efficient deep convolution neural network based on the YOLOv2 network is presented for real-time human body detection. It is a 22-layer network that is capable to handle the dataflow in 93.5 fps, fully meets the real-time requirements. In the same time, it achieves 80.27% average precision in the complex natural scene.


Human body detection YOLOv2 DNN Fast network Real-time ability 



This work was supported by Natural Science Foundation of Beijing Municipality (No. 4182038) and National Science Foundation of China (No. 61671054).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiaopeng Liu
    • 1
    • 2
  • Yan Liu
    • 1
    • 2
  • Hong Wang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jiangyun Li
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.School of Automation & Electrical EngineeringUniversity of Science and Technology BeijingBeijingChina
  2. 2.Key Laboratory of Knowledge Automation for Industrial Processes of Ministry of EducationBeijingChina

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