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METHOD FOR SKIN TONE DETECTION

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University of Ulster (2008) METHOD FOR SKIN TONE DETECTION. [Patent]

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URL: http://www.wipo.int/patentscope/search/en/WO2010046082

Abstract

There is described a method for detecting the presence of skin tone in an image. A gray scale representation of a pixel within the image is provided. Next, a red chrominance independent representation for is provided for the pixel. Then, the two representations are analysed to determine whether a difference in value between the representations corresponds with a the presence of a skin tone value. The present invention provides a rapid skin tone detection classifier particularly useful for real time applications.

Item Type:Patent
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Arts > School of Creative Arts and Technologies
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Intelligent Systems
Research Institutes and Groups:Computer Science Research Institute
Computer Science Research Institute > Intelligent Systems Research Centre
ID Code:21339
Deposited By:Professor Paul McKevitt
Deposited On:13 Mar 2012 08:57
Last Modified:13 Mar 2012 08:57

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