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Steinberg Eran, Bigioi Petronel, Corcoran Peter, Gangea Mihnea, Petrescu Stefan Mirel, Vasiliu Andrei, Costache Gabriel, Drimbarean Alexandru: Face searching and detection in a digital image acquisition device. Fotonation Vision, Steinberg Eran, Bigioi Petronel, Corcoran Peter, Gangea Mihnea, Petrescu Stefan Mirel, Vasiliu Andrei, Costache Gabriel, Drimbarean Alexandru, CONOR Boyce, September 12, 2008: WO/2008/107002 (30 worldwide citation)

A method of detecting a face in an image includes performing face detection within a first window of the image at a first location. A confidence level is obtained from the face detection indicating a probability of the image including a face at or in the vicinity of the first location. Face detectio ...


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Blonk Leendert, Corcoran Peter, Gangea Mihnea: Illumination detection using classifier chains. Fotonation Vision, Blonk Leendert, Corcoran Peter, Gangea Mihnea, BOYCE Conor, September 12, 2008: WO/2008/107112 (25 worldwide citation)

A face illumination normalization method includes acquiring a digital image including a face that appears to be illuminated unevenly. One or more uneven illumination classifier programs are applied to the face data to determine the presence of the face within the digital image and/or the uneven illu ...


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Emilian David, Steinberg Eran, Zarakov Eric, Bigioi Petronel, Petrescu Stefan, Neghina Catalina, Gangea Mihnea: Detecting facial expressions in digital images. Fotonation Ireland, Emilian David, Steinberg Eran, Zarakov Eric, Bigioi Petronel, Petrescu Stefan, Neghina Catalina, Gangea Mihnea, CONOR Boyce, August 6, 2009: WO/2009/095168 (6 worldwide citation)

A method and system for detecting facial expressions in digital images and applications therefore are disclosed. Analysis of a digital image determines whether or not a smile and/or blink is present on a person's face. Face recognition, and/or a pose or illumination condition determination, permits ...


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Corcoran Peter, Petrescu Stefan Mirel, Gangea Mihnea, Bigioi Petronel, Pososin Alexei: Face tracking in a camera processor. Fotonation Vision, Corcoran Peter, Petrescu Stefan Mirel, Gangea Mihnea, Bigioi Petronel, Pososin Alexei, BOYCE Conor, April 2, 2009: WO/2009/039876 (2 worldwide citation)

A method operable in a digital image acquisition system having no photographic film is provided. The method comprises receiving a relatively low resolution image of a scene from an image stream, wherein the scene potentially includes one or more faces. At least one high quality face classifier is ap ...


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Emilian David, Steinberg Eran, Zarakov Eric, Bigioi Petronel, Petrescu Stefan, Neghina Catalina, Gangea Mihnea: Detecting facial expressions in digital images. Tessera Technologies Ireland, wang maohua, April 6, 2011: CN200980102866

A method and system for detecting facial expressions in digital images and applications therefore are disclosed. Analysis of a digital image determines whether or not a smile and/or blink is present on a person's face. Face recognition, and/or a pose or illumination condition determination, permits ...