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Annals of Computer Science and Information Systems, Volume 8

Proceedings of the 2016 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems

Face Occlusion Detection Using Skin Color Ratio and LBP Features for Intelligent Video Surveillance Systems

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15439/2016F508

Citation: Proceedings of the 2016 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, M. Ganzha, L. Maciaszek, M. Paprzycki (eds). ACSIS, Vol. 8, pages 253259 ()

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Abstract. A face occlusion detection scheme which combines skin color ratio (SCR) and Local Binary Pattern (LBP) feature, is proposed. The proposed method mainly consists of four steps: foreground extraction, head detection, feature extraction, and occlusion detection. First, foreground is extracted by codebook background subtraction algorithm. Then, the head region is located using HOG head detector. After that, the skin-color ratio and LBP features are extracted, respectively. Finally, SVM is trained based on LBP feature. The recognition result of SVM and the result of skin-color ratio features are merged by weighted voting strategy, and then occluded faces are classified as three categories: concealed, partially concealed, and visible. Experimental results show that the proposed detection system can achieve desirable results in intelligent video surveillance systems.


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