Face detection in image with complex background

  • Jiri Prinosil
  • Jan Vlach
Part of the IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 245)


This paper deals with an approach to detect face from image with complex background. That can be use in many areas (eg. security systems, biometrics, telecommunications, etc.).In the first part there is presented brief overview of common used method for face localization in image. On the basis of comparison of its properties there was developed appropriate combination of several methods with particular improvements. The goal was to find suitable accuracy to speed rate. Methods were implemented in MATLAB and accuracy rate was tested on Georgia Tech face database.


Color Space Face Detection Morphologic Operation Stochastic Matrix Binary Mask 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jiri Prinosil
    • 1
  • Jan Vlach
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty Electrical Engineering and Communication, Department of TelecommunicationsBrno University of TechnologyBrnoCzech Republic

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