Consistent image-based measurement and classification of skin color

  title={Consistent image-based measurement and classification of skin color},
  author={Michael Harville and H. Harlyn Baker and Nina T. Bhatti and Sabine S{\"u}sstrunk},
  journal={IEEE International Conference on Image Processing 2005},
Little prior image processing work has addressed estimation and classification of skin color in a manner that is independent of camera and illuminant. To this end, we first present new methods for 1) fast, easy-to-use image color correction, with specialization toward skin tones, and 2) fully automated estimation of facial skin color, with robustness to shadows, specularities, and blemishes. Each of these is validated independently against ground truth, and then combined with a classification… CONTINUE READING
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