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Detection and analysis of hair
July 2006 (vol. 28 no. 7)
pp. 1164-1169
Y. Yacoob, Comput. Vision Lab., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD
L.S. Davis, Comput. Vision Lab., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD
We develop computational models for measuring hair appearance for comparing different people. The models and methods developed have applications to person recognition and image indexing. An automatic hair detection algorithm is described and results reported. A multidimensional representation of hair appearance is presented and computational algorithms are described. Results on a data set of 524 subjects are reported. Identification of people using hair attributes is compared to eigenface-based recognition along with a joint, eigenface-hair-based identification

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Index Terms:
Hair,Humans,Face recognition,Face detection,Indexing,Detection algorithms,Computer vision,Image databases,Computational modeling,Image recognition,hair detection.,Human identification,face recognition,eigenfaces
Y. Yacoob, L.S. Davis, "Detection and analysis of hair," IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 28, no. 7, pp. 1164-1169, July 2006, doi:10.1109/TPAMI.2006.139
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