ROIs Segmentation in Facial Images Based on Morphology and Density Concepts

  • Jesús García-RamírezEmail author
  • J. Arturo Olvera-López
  • Ivan Olmos-Pineda
  • Manuel Martín-Ortíz
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10267)


In computer vision, facial images have several applications such as Facial Expression Recognition and Face Recognition. The segmentation of Regions Of Interest (ROIs) in face images are relevant, because those provide information about facial expressions. In this paper a method to segment mouth and eyebrows in face images based on edge detection and pixel density is proposed. According to the experimental results, our approach extracts the ROIs in face images taken from different public datasets.


Face images Face ROIs segmentation Image processing Expression recognition 



This work was partially supported by the CONACyT Mastering Scholarship 701191, and the project OLLJ-ING17-I, VIEP-BUAP.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jesús García-Ramírez
    • 1
    Email author
  • J. Arturo Olvera-López
    • 1
  • Ivan Olmos-Pineda
    • 1
  • Manuel Martín-Ortíz
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Computer ScienceBenemérita Universidad Autónoma de PueblaPueblaMexico

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