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Automatic face segmentation in YCrCb images

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4 Author(s)
Shi Kewei ; Beijing Univ. of Posts & Telecommun., China ; Fu Xitian ; Cai Anni ; Sun Jingao

This paper presents a novel technique to automatically detect the human face in videophone images with YCrCb format. By using the Cr-Cb histogram to eliminate the background, and applying region growing in the remaining areas, we can, with the aid of the proposed criteria, accurately detect the face from a complex background.

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Communications, 1999. APCC/OECC '99. Fifth Asia-Pacific Conference on ... and Fourth Optoelectronics and Communications Conference  (Volume:2 )

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18-22 Oct. 1999