Active Contour Model Applied to Segmentation of Human Face

  • RangayyaEmail author
  • Basavaraj Amrapur
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 33)


Active contours or snakes have been broadly used in image processing applications and computer vision system. Face contour represents relevant and useful information commonly implemented in biometric applications using human face information. For parametric deformable models, snakes are broadly applied in detection of boundary, modeling of shape, motion tracking, etc. In this paper, the segment of facial information using snake or active contour model has been applied. The import information is retrieved that is face image from given database image for identifying or verifying a human face purpose. The accurate snake contour of simulation results shows that it can be fitted for face detection.


Deformable model External force Internal force Face image and simulation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electronics & Communication EngineeringAPPA Institute of Engineering and TechnologyKarnatakaIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electrical & Electronics EngineeringPDA College of EngineeringKarnatakaIndia

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