Multiple Face Detection at Different Resolutions for Perceptual User Interfaces

  • Modesto Castrillón-Santana
  • Javier Lorenzo-Navarro
  • Oscar Déniz-Suárez
  • José Isern-González
  • Antonio Falcón-Martel
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3522)


This paper describes in detail a real-time multiple face detection system for video streams. The system adds to the good performance provided by a window shift approach, the combination of different cues available in video streams due to temporal coherence. The results achieved by this combined solution outperform the basic face detector obtaining a 98% success rate for around 27000 images, providing additionally eye detection and a relation between the successive detections in time by means of detection threads.


Video Stream Face Detection Temporal Coherence Face Pattern Previous Detection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Modesto Castrillón-Santana
    • 1
  • Javier Lorenzo-Navarro
    • 1
  • Oscar Déniz-Suárez
    • 1
  • José Isern-González
    • 1
  • Antonio Falcón-Martel
    • 1
  1. 1.IUSIANI, Edif. Ctral. del Parque Científico TecnológicoUniversidad de Las Palmas de Gran CanariaSpain

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