Taro Asada, Yasunari Yoshitomi, Airi Tsuji, Ryota Kato, Masayoshi Tabuse, Noriaki Kuwahara, Jin Narumoto
Available Online 1 March 2016.
Facial expression analysis, Mouth area extraction, OpenCV, Skype, Video phone.
We have been developing a method for analyzing the facial expressions of a person using a video phone system (Skype) to talk to another person. The video is recorded and analyzed by image processing software (OpenCV) and the newly proposed feature vector of facial expression. The newly proposed facial expression intensity can be used to analyze a change of facial expression. The judgment of speaking is performed in our study. The experimental results show the usefulness of the proposed method.
© 2013, the Authors. Published by ALife Robotics Corp. Ltd.
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