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Front. Comput. Sci.    2018, Vol. 12 Issue (5) : 858-872     https://doi.org/10.1007/s11704-016-6243-6
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Remote heart rate measurement using low-cost RGB face video: a technical literature review
Philipp V. ROUAST1, Marc T. P. ADAM2, Raymond CHIONG2(), David CORNFORTH2, Ewa LUX1
1. Institute of Information Systems and Marketing, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe 76133, Germany
2. School of Electrical Engineering and Computing, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan NSW 2308, Australia
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Abstract

Remote photoplethysmography (rPPG) allows remote measurement of the heart rate using low-cost RGB imaging equipment. In this study, we review the development of the field of rPPG since its emergence in 2008. We also classify existing rPPG approaches and derive a framework that provides an overview of modular steps. Based on this framework, practitioners can use our classification to design algorithms for an rPPG approach that suits their specific needs. Researchers can use the reviewed and classified algorithms as a starting point to improve particular features of an rPPG algorithm.

Keywords affective computing      heart rate measurement      remote      non-contact      camera-based      photoplethysmography     
Corresponding Authors: Raymond CHIONG   
Just Accepted Date: 23 August 2016   Online First Date: 20 December 2017    Issue Date: 21 September 2018
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Philipp V. ROUAST,Marc T. P. ADAM,Raymond CHIONG, et al. Remote heart rate measurement using low-cost RGB face video: a technical literature review[J]. Front. Comput. Sci., 2018, 12(5): 858-872.
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