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Face detection looking down

asked 2017-04-25 08:00:20 -0500

marcosbontempo gravatar image


Does anybody have an idea of how detect faces when the person is looking down? I already tested a lot of haar cascades but they only work when the person is looking straight to the camera.

Any tip will be very helpful, Thanks

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The new improved LBP cascade is already a bit more robust than the original cascades, but it still fails in some cases. If you really want a robust face detector in multiple circumstances, you will need something better than cascades, like a deep learning network. YOLO is both performant and acessible through C code.

StevenPuttemans gravatar imageStevenPuttemans ( 2017-05-31 04:10:50 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-05-30 11:16:44 -0500

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I think you might have to create your own haar cascade classifier given the ones packaged with OpenCV are more frontal or profile and are not working for you.

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