In movie and video game productions, synthesizing subtle eye and corresponding head movements of CG character is essential to make a content dramatic and impressive. However, to complete them costs a lot of time and labors because they often have to be made by manual operations of skilled artists.
A reconstruction of a human face shape from a single image is an important theme for criminal investigation such as recognition of suspected people from surveillance cameras with only a few frames. It is, however, still difficult to recover a face shape from a non-frontal face image. Method using shading cues on a face depends on the lighting circumstance… (More)
An appearance of a human face changes due to aging: sagging, spots, lusters, and wrinkles would be observed. Therefore, facial aging simulation techniques are required for long-term criminal investigation. While the appearance of an aged face varies greatly from person to person, wrinkles are one of the most important features which represent the human… (More)
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For rapid and effective recovery from a flood disaster, an anti-disaster headquarters must not only assess the extent of damage, but also possess overall knowledge of the possible anti-disaster measures. However, in an anti-disaster headquarters, the personnel possess specialized knowledge, and the prospective measures and services helpful to people… (More)