A Hierarchical FloatBoost and MLP Classifier for Mobile Phone Embedded Eye Location System

  • Dan Chen
  • Xusheng Tang
  • Zongying Ou
  • Ning Xi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3972)


This paper is focused on cellular phone embedded eye location system. The proposed eye detection system is based on a hierarchy cascade FloatBoost classifier combined with an MLP neural net post classifier. The system firstly locates the face and eye candidates’ areas in the whole image by a hierarchical FloatBoost classifier. Then geometrical and relative position information of eye-pair and the face are extracted. These features are input to a MLP neural net post classier to arrive at an eye/non-eye decision. Experimental results show that our cellular phone embedded eye detection system can accurately locate double eyes with less computational and memory cost. It runs at 400ms per image of size 256×256 pixels with high detection rates on a SANYO cellular phone with ARM926EJ-S processor that lacks floating-point hardware.


Mobile Phone Weak Classifier Sequential Forward Search Relative Position Information Face Rectangle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dan Chen
    • 1
    • 2
  • Xusheng Tang
    • 3
  • Zongying Ou
    • 3
  • Ning Xi
    • 2
  1. 1.College of Electrical Engineering and AutomationFuzhou UniversityFuzhouChina
  2. 2.Shenyang Institution of AutomationChinese Academy of SciencesShenyangChina
  3. 3.School of Mechanical EngineeringDalian University of TechnologyShenyangChina

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