Face Tracking Using the Dynamic Grey World Algorithm

  • José M. Buenaposada
  • David Sopeña
  • Luis Baumela
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2124)


In this paper we present a colour constancy algorithm for real-time face tracking. It is based on a modification of the well known Grey World algorithm in order to use the redundant information available in an image sequence. In the experiments conducted it is clearly more robust to sudden illuminant colour changes than popular the rg-normalised algorithm.


face tracking Grey World algorithm colour constancy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • José M. Buenaposada
    • 1
  • David Sopeña
    • 1
  • Luis Baumela
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de Inteligencia ArtificialUniversidad Politécnica de MadridMadridSpain

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