JACIII Vol.11 No.8 pp. 1030-1042
doi: 10.20965/jaciii.2007.p1030


Downsized Evolutionary Video Processing for Lips Tracking and Data Acquisition

Takuya Akashi*, Yuji Wakasa*, Kanya Tanaka*,
Stephen Karungaru**, and Minoru Fukumi**

*Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Yamaguchi University, 2-16-1 Tokiwa-dai, Ube, Yamaguchi 755-8611, Japan

**Institute of Technology and Science, The University of Tokushima, 2-1 Minami-josanjima, Tokushima 770-8506, Japan

March 19, 2007
July 10, 2007
October 20, 2007
evolutionary video processing, image understanding, genetic algorithm, template matching, lips image
In this paper, high-speed lips tracking and data acquisition of a talking person in natural scenes are presented. Our approach is based on the Evolutionary Video Processing. This method has a trade-off between accuracy and a processing time. To solve this problem, in this paper, we proposed Evolutionary Video Processing with automatic SD-Control. In our simulations, the effectiveness of the proposed method is verified by a comparison experiment. The proposed method improves the performance, speed and accuracy, from 68.4% to 86.2%. Furthermore, it is evaluated that our proposed method can continue to chase the lips region even in such a case. It is demonstrated that the lips region detection and tracking at high speed and with high accuracy is possible, with acquisition of its numerical geometric change information.
Cite this article as:
T. Akashi, Y. Wakasa, K. Tanaka, S. Karungaru, and M. Fukumi, “Downsized Evolutionary Video Processing for Lips Tracking and Data Acquisition,” J. Adv. Comput. Intell. Intell. Inform., Vol.11 No.8, pp. 1030-1042, 2007.
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