OpenCV is a very popular, free and open source software system used for a large variety of computer vision applications. This article is intended to help you get started in experimenting with OpenCV, using an example of face detection in images as a case study.
Face detection is a different, and much simpler task than facial recognition. Face detection uses a computer vision algorithm to detect the existence and location of face images within an image file. Facial recognition can be used to identify a person or match face images with each other.
This article assumes you have Linux installed and available to you and you can log in to the command line terminal.
After viewing this training resource, users will be able to:
- get started in experimenting with OpenCV
Check out Using OpenCV for Face DetectionGo to this resource