An Approach for Mouth Localization Using Face Feature Extraction and Projection Technique

  • Hui-Yu Huang
  • Yan-Ching Lin
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 21)


In this paper, we propose an efficient approach to perform mouth localization based on face detection, face mask label, and projection. For mouth localization, there are some related techniques which could not exactly locate the correct mouth position on profile-face image. In order to solve this problem, we design a skin-color filter to efficiently segment skin-color region, and edge projection technique to locate optimal mouth area and position. Experimental results verify that this approach can obtain a high accuracy and a fast executed time with face feature extraction and mouth detection.


Skin-color filter face feature Canny detector projection 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Formosa UniversityYunlinTaiwan

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