Real-Time Face Decorations of Enlarging Eyes and Whitening Skin in Video Based on Face Posture Estimation by Particle Filter
Norikazu Ikoma and Gefan Zhang
Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology, 1-1 Sensui-cho, Tobata-ku, Kita-kyushu, Fukuoka 804-8550, Japan
Decorations of face such as enlarging eyes, whitening skin, rendering face slim, and so on are commercially successful in amusement arcades especially in Japan for still image and off-line processing. This paper proposes to decorate human face in video on-line and in real-time processing. Face posture estimation using particle filter plays a key role to decorate the face by precisely determining position of the eyes as well as determining regional position of face. Our proposed method conducts two decorations, enlarging eyes and whitening skin, based on the estimation result of face posture. Real-time implementation of the proposed method has been demonstrated for real scenes of indoor situation.
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