Reinitialization of a Model-Based Face Tracker

  title={Reinitialization of a Model-Based Face Tracker},
  author={Jacob Str{\"o}m},
This paper investigates how to reinitialize a modelbased face tracker after tracking failure. The information gathered in the original initialization is used to obtain a quick an reliable reinitialization. The color information of the model texture map is used to obtain a skin color model that is per definition adapted to the lighting, camera and the specific skin tone of the user. The search for the largest skin colored blob is then further refined by template matching using a part of the face… CONTINUE READING