An Improved Active Shape Model for Face Alignment

  title={An Improved Active Shape Model for Face Alignment},
  author={Wei Wang and Shiguang Shan and Wen Gao and Bo Cao and Baocai Yin},
In this paper, we present several improvements on the conventional Active Shape Models (ASM) for face alignment. Despite the accuracy and robustness of the ASMs in the image alignment, its performance depends heavily on the initial parameters of the shape model, aswell as the local texture model for each landmark and the corresponding local matching strategy. In this work, to improve the ASMs for face alignment, several measures are taken. First, salient facial features, such as the eyes and… CONTINUE READING
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