A template-based approach to automatic face enhancement

  title={A template-based approach to automatic face enhancement},
  author={Stefano Melacci and Lorenzo Sarti and Marco Maggini and Marco Gori},
  journal={Pattern Analysis and Applications},
This paper presents Visual ENhancement of USers (VENUS), a system able to automatically enhance male and female frontal facial images exploiting a database of celebrities as reference patterns for attractiveness. Each face is represented by a set of landmark points that can be manually selected or automatically localized using active shape models. The faces can be compared remapping the landmarks by means of Catmull–Rom splines, a class of interpolating splines particularly useful to extract… CONTINUE READING
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