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Issue No.03 - May/June (2011 vol.13)
pp: 22-30
Juan-Bernardo Gómez-Mendoza , National University of Colombia at Manizales, Manizales, Colombia
Flavio Prieto , National University of Colombia at Bogotá
Tanneguy Redarce , National Institute for Applied Sciences (INSA), Lyon, France
ABSTRACT
<p>Lip-contour extraction has great potential for human-machine interface and communication systems, but most existing techniques are inappropriate for changing poses, malformations, or whole-mouth descriptions. A new mouth-structure segmentation methodology uses pixel color classification, segmentation refinement, and fitted region-of-interest clipping to improve the speed and accuracy of mouth-structure segmentation using standard database images.</p>
INDEX TERMS
Lip segmentation, lip-contour extraction, mouth segmentation, scientific computing
CITATION
Juan-Bernardo Gómez-Mendoza, Flavio Prieto, Tanneguy Redarce, "Automatic Lip-Contour Extraction and Mouth-Structure Segmentation in Images", Computing in Science & Engineering, vol.13, no. 3, pp. 22-30, May/June 2011, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2010.145
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