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Thermal Face Recognition Using Local Interest Points and Descriptors for HRI Applications [chapter]

Gabriel Hermosilla, Patricio Loncomilla, Javier Ruiz-del-Solar
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this article a robust thermal face recognition methodology based on the use of local interest points and descriptors, is proposed.  ...  The methodology consists of the following stages: face segmentation, vascular network detection, wide baseline matching using local interest points and descriptors, and classification.  ...  Typically, local interest points are extracted independently from both a test and a reference image, and then characterized by invariant descriptors, and finally the descriptors are matched until a given  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-20217-9_3 fatcat:e2kostftfrakjasvvr7qs7mkwq

Face Recognition for Human-Robot Interaction Applications: A Comparative Study [chapter]

Mauricio Correa, Javier Ruiz-del-Solar, Fernando Bernuy
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The methods are compared using standard databases and a new database for HRI applications.  ...  The results of this comparative study are intended to be a guide for developers of face recognition systems for HRI, and they have direct application in the RoboCup@Home league.  ...  Finally, we realized that local interest points and descriptors (e.g.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-02921-9_41 fatcat:6uoqjjmrcndktm5y754zufcyye

Emotion Recognition for Human-Robot Interaction: Recent Advances and Future Perspectives

Matteo Spezialetti, Giuseppe Placidi, Silvia Rossi
2020 Frontiers in Robotics and AI  
To achieve this, a critical point is the capability of the robot to infer and interpret human emotions.  ...  Emotion recognition has been widely explored in the broader fields of human–machine interaction and affective computing.  ...  , unsuitable for real HRI applications.  ... 
doi:10.3389/frobt.2020.532279 pmid:33501307 pmcid:PMC7806093 fatcat:czai5k2azjbnfobryzzkh5jxwy

A comparative study of thermal face recognition methods in unconstrained environments

Gabriel Hermosilla, Javier Ruiz-del-Solar, Rodrigo Verschae, Mauricio Correa
2012 Pattern Recognition  
The UCHThermalFace database is described for the first time in this article and WLD is used for the first time in face recognition.  ...  The aim of this work is to carry out a comparative study of face recognition methods working in the thermal spectrum (8-12 mm) that are suitable for working properly in these environments.  ...  Acknowledgements This research was partially funded by the FONDECYT-Chile Grant 1090250 and by the Advanced Mining Technology Center.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.patcog.2012.01.001 fatcat:lmlx4syrkjg5pi4ylitfoq6giu

Affective State Recognition Using Thermal-Based Imaging: A Survey

Mustafa M. M. Al Qudah, Ahmad S. A. Mohamed, Syaheerah L. Lutfi
2021 Computer systems science and engineering  
In addition, this paper discusses the stages of thermal-based human affective state recognition, such as dataset type, preprocessing stage, region of interest (ROI), feature descriptors, and classification  ...  This analysis could help beginners in the thermal imaging and affective recognition domain to explore numerous approaches used by researchers to construct an affective state system based on thermal imaging  ...  Therefore, the sophisticated thermal sensors motivate researchers to explore thermal imaging inside laboratories and in real world environments for several application, such as human stress recognition  ... 
doi:10.32604/csse.2021.015222 fatcat:fetazkjp4fcxbmfoiblii6emty

Machine-Vision-Based Human-Oriented Mobile Robots: A Review

Miha Finžgar, Primož Podržaj
2017 Strojniski vestnik  
In this paper we present a study of vision-based, human-recognition solutions in human-oriented, mobile-robot applications. Human recognition is composed of detection, tracking and identification.  ...  The most common sensors are laser range finders, microphones and sonars. As medicine is expected to be one of the main fields of application for mobile robots, we give it special emphasis.  ...  Soft robots are expected to offer softness and safety (by the means of more natural physical HRI), which are highly desirable characteristics for the use in healthcare applications (lifting of the patients  ... 
doi:10.5545/sv-jme.2017.4324 fatcat:fotrvt6congvtktjn7iehsr2um

Recognition of Faces in Unconstrained Environments: A Comparative Study

Javier Ruiz-del-Solar, Rodrigo Verschae, Mauricio Correa
2009 EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing  
In the study two local-matching methods, histograms of LBP features and Gabor Jet descriptors, one holistic method, generalized PCA, and two image-matching methods, SIFTbased and ERCF-based, are analyzed  ...  The aim of this work is to carry out a comparative study of face recognition methods that are suitable to work in unconstrained environments.  ...  of humans using face information, for HRI (Human-Robot Interaction) applications.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2009/184617 fatcat:myxcdeyv6rdmnbgiofzy4i2kxm

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2010 2010 IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition  
Using Feature Level Fusion of Iris and Face Biometrics for Secure User Authentication Dornaika, Fadi Workshop: Single Snapshot-Based 3D Head Pose Initialization for Tracking in an HRI Scenario Dorronsoro  ...  : Improving Biometric Identification Through Quality-based Face and Fingerprint Biometric Fusion Torabi, Atousa Workshop: Feedback Scheme for Thermal-visible Video Registration, Sensor Fusion, and People  ... 
doi:10.1109/cvpr.2010.5539913 fatcat:y6m5knstrzfyfin6jzusc42p54

Human Detection and Identification by Robots Using Thermal and Visual Information in Domestic Environments

Mauricio Correa, Gabriel Hermosilla, Rodrigo Verschae, Javier Ruiz-del-Solar
2011 Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems  
Face detection is used to verify the presence of humans, and face recognition to identify them.  ...  of humans and their identity using face information in the thermal and visual spectrums.  ...  Recognition of Human Faces in Thermal Images In [3] , a comparative study of state-of-the-art face recognition methods for HRI applications using thermal images was presented.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10846-011-9612-2 fatcat:titfichitvdtzjbx5wfubi7cgu

Towards robotics and artificial intelligence for the prevention of Covid 19 pandemic

Saloua Senhaji, Sanaa Faquir, Mohammed Ouazzani Jamil, S. Krit
2021 E3S Web of Conferences  
In this paper, we propose a robot with temperature detection, Corona virus checker using new biosensors, and artificial intelligence facial mask detection based on the deep convolutional neural network  ...  In times of medical crisis, robotics and artificial intelligence helps humans manage emergencies and ensure a fast and efficient decontamination process.  ...  Its data can be interesting for patients with corona virus. We use digital temperature sensors to support the wide range of accuracy, and performance conditions amongst the different applications.  ... 
doi:10.1051/e3sconf/202122901035 fatcat:bybeipcgvbfjtfxyhftqv6xxxq

From Humans and Back: a Survey on Using Machine Learning to both Socially Perceive Humans and Explain to Them Robot Behaviours

Adina M. Panchea, François Ferland
2020 Current Robotics Reports  
There are papers which report models for robots to imitate humans and also for humans to imitate robots.  ...  Others use classical methods and propose new and/or improved ones which led to better human-robot interaction performances.  ...  Another interesting contribution consists in a proposed face/non-face internal supervision based on a neural network which learns to predict the rhythm of the HRI; hence, the robot can recognize a human  ... 
doi:10.1007/s43154-020-00013-6 fatcat:l5dneve33faolgvlvf3ddqkv24

A Realistic Simulation Tool for Testing Face Recognition Systems under Real-World Conditions [chapter]

Mauricio Correa, Javier Ruiz-del-Solar, S. Isao Parra-Tsunekawa, Rodrigo Verschae
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This tool could be of high interest for HRI applications related with the visual recognition of humans, as the ones included in the RoboCup @Home league.  ...  In this article, a tool for testing face recognition systems under uncontrolled conditions is proposed.  ...  This testing tool could be of high interest for HRI applications related with the visual recognition of humans, as the ones included in the RoboCup @Home league.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-20217-9_2 fatcat:2kbyo627azcn3fa26ujlj5zppm

Conceptual Preview of the AI and Image Analytics Methodologies in Robotics

Sathyanarayanan P.S.V
2020 International Journal of Engineering Research and Advanced Technology  
After discussing many existing/current methodologies used in the facial recognition related applications deployed in the robotics industry, futuristic research direction will be suggested so that the forthcoming  ...  When AI is to be utilized for the machine-human level interactions, the user recognition and the intended interaction becomes a mandatorily important task which needs more attention towards the image analytics  ...  ] Recognition of FER-Facial expression was extended to HRI-Human-Robot Contact.  ... 
doi:10.31695/ijerat.2020.3610 fatcat:4fkxybzbtne7tiyzxfsma6qzam

Visual and Thermal Image Processing for Facial Specific Landmark Detection to Infer Emotions in a Child-Robot Interaction

Christiane Goulart, Carlos Valadão, Denis Delisle-Rodriguez, Douglas Funayama, Alvaro Favarato, Guilherme Baldo, Vinícius Binotte, Eliete Caldeira, Teodiano Bastos-Filho
2019 Sensors  
For this purpose, the Viola-Jones algorithm is used on color images to detect facial regions of interest (ROIs), which are transferred to the thermal camera plane by multiplying a homography matrix obtained  ...  This work proposes a system for emotion recognition in children, recording facial images by both visual (RGB—red, green and blue) and Infrared Thermal Imaging (IRTI) cameras.  ...  Acknowledgments: Authors would like to thank the financial support from CAPES, CNPq and FAPES/Brazil (project numbers: 72982608 and 645/2016), and UFES for the technical support.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19132844 pmid:31248004 pmcid:PMC6650968 fatcat:infdi3aakbd6rpirusjeiwweia

Trends, Challenges and Adopted Strategies in RoboCup@Home [article]

Mauricio Matamoros and Viktor Seib and Dietrich Paulus
2019 arXiv   pre-print
However, keeping track of all the technologies and solution approaches used by teams to solve the tests can be a challenge in itself.  ...  In this paper, we aim to tackle this problems by presenting a summary of the trending solutions and approaches used in RoboCup@Home, and discussing the attained achievements and challenges to overcome  ...  In addition, hybrid techniques like combining 3D object recognition with face detection (e.g. OpenFace), or analysis of thermal images [15, 21, 40] are also being used.  ... 
arXiv:1903.02516v1 fatcat:a2dv4ps5wzg5dafmfslefwkxfi
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