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Face detection for a video surveillance system

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dc.contributor.advisor Dailey, Matthew N. (Chairperson) en_US
dc.contributor.author Khin Swe Nwe en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2015-01-12T10:40:43Z
dc.date.available 2015-01-12T10:40:43Z
dc.date.issued 2007-05 en_US
dc.identifier.other AIT Thesis no.CS-07-08 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://www.cs.ait.ac.th/xmlui/handle/123456789/346
dc.description 30 p. en_US
dc.description.abstract Security is one of the most persistent problems in an organization. Like others, our Computer Science laboratory under School of Engineering and Technology (SET), Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), has setup an access control system for the security of laboratories facilities. Although security camera is currently used for taking the pictures and access control system is used to enter the laboratory, these two systems are not connected each other. From the security point of view, using the face detection system is one of the best ways to solve the current insecure problem. This study proposed a userfriendly system based on analysis and detection of frontal or profile images of the face when someone enters the room by tracking the person from the images captured by the web camera that I set up on Fedora Core 5.0 to provide a solution to the security problem. In this thesis, it can be viewed as two systems (a) face detection system and (b) run-time information system. Deploying a face detection system could make it easy for administrators to check and track the face of the person who enters to the laboratory. After the face detection step, I store the images getting from face detection in MySQL database and then show the result as three reports on the web application interface written in the PHP programming language. So, this study attempts to design and implement a security information system employing image-based face detection. The results of the approaches are evaluated over a number of images captured by the Lab Camera. To measure the effectiveness of the approaches, the accuracies of the face detection system are also evaluated by end-users based on the simplification and ease of use of the features, and functionality and flexibility of the system. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship AIT Fellowship (partial) en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Asian Institute of Technology en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries AIT Publications; en_US
dc.subject Interactive video en_US
dc.subject Fetal monitoring en_US
dc.title Face detection for a video surveillance system en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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