Mouth features extraction for emotion classiﬁcation
Adam Wojciechowski, Robert Staniucha
Citation: Proceedings of the 2016 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, M. Ganzha, L. Maciaszek, M. Paprzycki (eds). ACSIS, Vol. 8, pages 1685–1692 (2016)
Abstract. Face emotions analysis is one of the fundamental techniques that might be exploited in a natural human-computer interaction process and thus is one of the most studied topics in current computer vision literature. In consequence face features extraction is an indispensable element of the face emotion analysis as it inﬂuences decision making performance. The paper concentrates on classification of human poses based on mouth. Mouth features extraction, which next to eye region features become one of the most representative face regions in the context of emotions retrieval. Additionally, in the paper original, gradient based, mouth features extraction method was presented. Evaluation of the method was performed for a subset of the Yale images database and accuracy of classification for single emotion is over 70 \%.
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