3D active appearance model for aligning faces in 2D images

@article{Chen20083DAA,
  title={3D active appearance model for aligning faces in 2D images},
  author={Chun-Wei Chen and Chieh-Chih Wang},
  journal={2008 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems},
  year={2008},
  pages={3133-3139}
}
Perceiving human faces is one of the most important functions for human robot interaction. The active appearance model (AAM) is a statistical approach that models the shape and texture of a target object. According to a number of the existing works, AAM has a great success in modeling human faces. Unfortunately, the traditional AAM framework could fail when the face pose changes as only 2D information is used to model a 3D object. To overcome this limitation, we propose a 3D AAM framework in… CONTINUE READING
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