Artificial Neural Network architectures for human face detection

Mark Propp, Ashok Samal

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Abstract

Humans detect and identify faces in a scene with little or no effort. However, building an automated system that accomplishes this task has proven to be very difficult. A robust automated system for face recognition would find many applications, such as criminal identification, and authentication in secure systems. This paper describes a system based on artificial neural nets that is capable of detecting a face from an arbitrary image in a robust manner. The system correctly classified 91% of the face images and 88% of the non-face images.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationIntelligent Engineering Systems Through Artificial Neural Networks
EditorsC.H. Dagli, L.I. Burke, Y.C. Shin
Place of PublicationFairfield, NJ, United States
PublisherASME
Pages535-540
Number of pages6
Volume2
StatePublished - 1992
EventProceedings of the 1992 Artificial Neural Networks in Engineering, ANNIE'92 - St.Louis, MO, USA
Duration: Nov 15 1992Nov 18 1992

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OtherProceedings of the 1992 Artificial Neural Networks in Engineering, ANNIE'92
CitySt.Louis, MO, USA
Period11/15/9211/18/92

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  • Software

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    Propp, M., & Samal, A. (1992). Artificial Neural Network architectures for human face detection. In C. H. Dagli, L. I. Burke, & Y. C. Shin (Eds.), Intelligent Engineering Systems Through Artificial Neural Networks (Vol. 2, pp. 535-540). ASME.