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Emgu CV Essentials by Shin Shi

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Chapter 8. Face Detection

In the previous chapter, we learned how to detect shapes in Emgu CV. Now we turn to a more complicated technique, Face Detection. It is generally considered as a machine-learning problem, but in Emgu CV and OpenCV, Face Detection has a different format from all the other machine-learning libraries. Face detection or face recognition can be regarded as a self-contained application, and it was developed earlier than other ML functions. In this chapter, we will cover face detection and other related techniques in detail, and show you how to use Emgu CV to detect faces.

Biometric systems

Face detection or face recognition is one of the problems in biometrics. Biometrics refers to identifying human traits or characteristics. ...

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