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Daniel López Sánchez
ACM Member
Spain
Angélica González Arrieta
University of Salamanca
Spain
Vol. 5 No. 1 (2016), Articles, pages 51-61
DOI: https://doi.org/10.14201/ADCAIJ2016515161
Accepted: Jul 7, 2016
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Abstract

The problem of face recognition has been extensively studied in the available literature, however, some aspects of this field require further research. The design and implementation of face recognition systems that can efficiently handle unconstrained conditions (e.g. pose variations, illumination, partial occlusion...) is still an area under active research. This work focuses on the design of a new nonparametric occlusion detection technique. In addition, we present some preliminary results that indicate that the proposed technique might be useful to face recognition systems, allowing them to dynamically discard occluded face parts.

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