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An Extended Local Binary Pattern for Gender Classification
The face is one of the most important biometric features of humans, conveying race, identity, age, gender and facial expression information, among which gender plays a significant role in social interactions. An automatic ...
Efficient Object Detection and Tracking Using a Novel MSER-Based Approach
This dissertation introduces a novel, real-time, color-based, Maximally Stable Extremal Region (MSER) detection and tracking algorithm. Our algorithm combines MSER-evolution with image-segmentation to produce maximally-stable ...
Models of Intention for Human-Robot Interaction
As demand for robots grows in non-industrial settings, there is acorresponding need to develop systems that engage with humans ona social level. A key component of this social interaction is theprocess of inferring humans' ...