Portrait Extraction Algorithm Based on Face Detection and Image Segmentation

  •  Chongyi Yang    
  •  Wanyu Huang    
  •  Ruoqi Zhang    
  •  Rui Kong    


Aiming to solve a series of problems in photo collection over citizen’s license, this paper proposes Portrait Extraction Algorithm over our face based on facial detection technology and state-of-the-art image segmentation algorithm. Considering an input image where the foreground stands a man with unfixed size and its background is all sorts of complicated background, firstly we use Haar&Adaboost facial detection algorithm as a preprocessing method so as to divide the image into different sub-systems, and we get a fix-sized image of human face. Then we use GrabCut and closed-form algorithm to segment the preprocessed image and output an image which satisfies our requirements (i.e. the fixed size and fixed background). Up to now the GrabCut and closed-form algorithm has been realized, both of which have its own advantages and shortages.

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  • ISSN(Print): 1913-8989
  • ISSN(Online): 1913-8997
  • Started: 2008
  • Frequency: quarterly

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