Bob’s implementation of different rPPG algorithms

This module contains the implementation of different remote photoplesthymography (rPPG) algorithms:

Also, we provide scripts to infer the heart-rate from the pulse signals, and to evaluate global performance on a database.

Note that this package was first meant to be used with the Manhob HCI-Tagging ( and COHFACE ( databases, but could easily be extended to other datasets.


You should download the aforementioned databases before trying to run anything below!



Li X, Chen J, Zhao G & Pietikäinen M. Remote heart rate measurement from face videos under realistic situations IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2014. pdf


de Haan, G. & Jeanne, V. Robust Pulse Rate from Chrominance based rPPG IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 2013. pdf


Wang, W., Stuijk, S. and de Haan, G. A Novel Algorithm for Remote Photoplesthymograpy: Spatial Subspace Rotation IEEE Trans. On Biomedical Engineering, 2015


This work is licensed under the GPLv3.

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