AAAI Publications, The Twenty-Sixth International FLAIRS Conference

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ICA Analysis of Face Color for Health Applications
Roger Su, Timothy Michael Dockins, Manfred Huber

Last modified: 2013-05-19

Abstract


Continuous health status updates can be useful in providingwarning signs for health problems, especially in caring for aging populations. Techniques in computer vision and statistical analysis can provide a way to automatically and remotely evaluate certain aspects of a person’s health condition. This paper describes a method for using Independent Component Analysis to analyze face color to identify potential problems. This method can be implemented using a low-cost web-camera combined with available open-source libraries.

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