Driver Eye State Detection Based on Minimum Intensity Projection Using Tree Based Classifiers

  • A. Punitha
  • M. Kalaiselvi Geetha
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 384)


Eye state identification has wide potential applications in the design of human-computer interface, recognition of facial expression, driver dowsiness detection, and so on. A novel approach to deal with the problem of detecting whether the eyes in a given face image are closed or open is presented in this paper. The projection of row wise minimum intensity and column wise minimum intensity pixel of the histogram equalized eye image is used as a feature in this work. The various tree-based classifiers such as Random Forest, Naive Bayes Tree, Random Tree, and REPTree are exploited to classify the eye as open or closed. The experimental results show that random forest classifier yields the best performance with an overall accuracy rate of 96.3% than the other classifiers.


Face and eye localization Row-wise and Column-wise intensity projection Tree based classifiers 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Speech and Vision Lab, Deparment of Computer Science and EngineeringAnnamalai UniversityChidambaramIndia

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