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Edge Detection and Template Matching Approaches for Human Ear Detection

Published on None 2011 by K. V. Joshi, N. C. Chauhan
Intelligent Systems and Data Processing
Foundation of Computer Science USA
ICISD - Number 1
None 2011
Authors: K. V. Joshi, N. C. Chauhan
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K. V. Joshi, N. C. Chauhan . Edge Detection and Template Matching Approaches for Human Ear Detection. Intelligent Systems and Data Processing. ICISD, 1 (None 2011), 50-55.

@article{
author = { K. V. Joshi, N. C. Chauhan },
title = { Edge Detection and Template Matching Approaches for Human Ear Detection },
journal = { Intelligent Systems and Data Processing },
issue_date = { None 2011 },
volume = { ICISD },
number = { 1 },
month = { None },
year = { 2011 },
issn = 0975-8887,
pages = { 50-55 },
numpages = 6,
url = { /specialissues/icisd/number1/2318-28/ },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
}
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%1 Intelligent Systems and Data Processing
%A K. V. Joshi
%A N. C. Chauhan
%T Edge Detection and Template Matching Approaches for Human Ear Detection
%J Intelligent Systems and Data Processing
%@ 0975-8887
%V ICISD
%N 1
%P 50-55
%D 2011
%I International Journal of Computer Applications
Abstract

Ear detection is a new class of relatively stable biometrics which is not affected by facial expressions, cosmetics, eye glasses and aging effects. Ear detection is the first step of an ear recognition system, to use ear biometrics for human identification. In this paper, we have presented two approaches to detect ear from 2D side face images. One is edge detection based method and the other is template matching method. For both the methods, the correctness of the detected ear is verified using support vector machine tool. For template matching method it is also verified by Euclidian distance. The purpose of the paper is also to compare the results of both the presented methods. The experimental results prove the effectiveness of these methods.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences

Keywords

Ear biometrics ear detection ear verification edge detection template matching