Face and Hands Detection and Tracking Applied to the Monitoring of Medication Intake

  title={Face and Hands Detection and Tracking Applied to the Monitoring of Medication Intake},
  author={Soufiane Ammouri and Guillaume-Alexandre Bilodeau},
  journal={2008 Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision},
This paper presents detection and tracking methods for userpsilas body parts in video sequences. They are applied to detect human activities, in the case of this work, the detection of medication intake. We use a technique based on color and shape to detect the body parts and the medication bottles. Color is used for skin detection, and the shape is used to distinguish the faces from the hands and differentiate bottles of medicine. To track these objects, we use methods based on color… CONTINUE READING
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