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Can anybody please help me about detecting face in an image,when the face is looking sideways?

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roshan tolwani
roshan tolwani on 18 Oct 2013
Answered: Justin Pinkney on 31 Jan 2020
Its my final year mini-project,for detecting face in still image.I have done it using vision.CascadeObjectDetector() function,but it is unable to detect face when it is sideways. so please help me about side view detection.

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Justin Pinkney
Justin Pinkney on 31 Jan 2020
You can try this deep learning based face detector: https://github.com/matlab-deep-learning/mtcnn-face-detection
It has much better performance than the built in vision.CascadeObjectDetector. It can cope with faces not being frontal facing as well. see this example, with MTCNN detections in yellow, and vision.CascadeObjectDetector in teal:
output2.jpg

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