Real-Time Detection of Human Faces in Uncontrolled Environments

  title={Real-Time Detection of Human Faces in Uncontrolled Environments},
  author={Ara V. Nefian and Monson H. Hayes},
This paper presents an approach for the detection of human face and eyes in real time and in uncontrolled environments. The system has been implemented on a PC platform with the aid of simple commercial devices such as an NTSC video camera and a monochrome frame grabber. The approach is based on a probabili stic framework that uses a deformable template model to describe the human face. The system has been tested on both head-and-shoulder sequences as well as complex scenes with multiple people… CONTINUE READING