Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2020, Page: 68-75
Face Detection in Crowded Human Images by Bi-Linear Interpolation and Adaptive Histogram Equalization Enhancement
Seham Elaw, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Computers and Information, Sohag University, Sohag, Egypt
Received: Oct. 11, 2020;       Accepted: Oct. 28, 2020;       Published: Nov. 9, 2020
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajcst.20200304.11      View  35      Downloads  29
Face detection is a common computer technology being used in human identification applications. It can also refer to the process of locating human faces in a visual scene. Face detection is a branched field of object detection where all objects in an image are detected including several classes like cars, trees, humans… etc. Also face detection problems branch into a lot of cases, some focus on frontal faces, others focus on side pose and so on. In this paper, a new face detection method based on Bilinear Interpolation image zooming method and image enhancement by Adaptive Histogram Equalization (AHE) method is proposed. The new method gives an encouraging results for crowded human images. By comparing the proposed method with the Viola-Jones algorithm, face detector using the cascade object detector, which supported in MATLAB, the new method gives excellent results in detecting human faces with different resolutions, poses and sizes. It succeeds in detecting most of the human faces in the tested images regardless of image sizes. The new method is tested on several images in Pratheepan dataset with crowded humans. Also, I tested the new method on many images collected from the Internet, whose can be classified as crowded human images. Experimental results show that the proposed Ad_L_Hist method is more efficient in detecting human faces in crowded human images.
Face Detection, CIE_Lab Color Space, Bilinear Interpolation, Adaptive Histogram Equalization
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Seham Elaw, Face Detection in Crowded Human Images by Bi-Linear Interpolation and Adaptive Histogram Equalization Enhancement, American Journal of Computer Science and Technology. Vol. 3, No. 4, 2020, pp. 68-75. doi: 10.11648/j.ajcst.20200304.11
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