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A method of automatic or assisted recomposing of digital image processing uses face detection. Pixels that correspond to a face within a digital image are identified. A re-compositioned image is based on spatial or other parameters of the detected image, particularly in relation to the entire digital image or other portions of the image.

Title
Digital image processing composition using face detection information
Application Number
10/608766
Publication Number
7317815 (B2)
Application Date
June 26, 2003
Publication Date
January 8, 2008
Inventor
Peter Corcoran
Co. Galway
IE
Eran Steinberg
San Francisco
CA, US
Agent
Andrew V Smith
Jackson & Co
Assignee
FotoNation Vision
IE
IPC
G06K 9/32
G06K 9/66
G06K 9/46
G06K 9/00
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