International Journal of Applied Information Systems (IJAIS)
In this paper, the authors base on C programming language and make use of the open CV library, developed by Intel and now maintained by the researchers. The automatic face recognition attendance system was designed with the aim of marking attendance of the students present in a classroom based on facial recognition and give out a marked attendance sheet. The system provides an efficient way of marking and storing the attendance without having to physically call out the name of each student. It helps save time and the attendance shall be directly stored without having to maintain a physical record.