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Facial Landmarks Detection Using Extended Profile LBP-Based Active Shape Models

  • Nelson Méndez
  • Leonardo Chang
  • Yenisel Plasencia-Calaña
  • Heydi Méndez-Vázquez
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8259)

Abstract

The accurate localization of facial features is an important task for the face recognition process. One of the most used approaches to achieve this goal is the Active Shape Models (ASM) method and its different extensions. In this work, a new method is proposed for obtaining a Local Binary Patterns (LBP) based profile for representing the local appearance of landmark points of the shape model in ASM. The experimental evaluation, conducted on XM2VTS and BioID databases, shows the good performance of the proposal.

Keywords

facial landmarks facial features detection ASM LBP 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nelson Méndez
    • 1
  • Leonardo Chang
    • 1
  • Yenisel Plasencia-Calaña
    • 1
  • Heydi Méndez-Vázquez
    • 1
  1. 1.Advanced Technologies Application CenterHavanaCuba

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