Application of 3-D computer graphics for facial reconstruction and comparison with sculpting techniques.

  title={Application of 3-D computer graphics for facial reconstruction and comparison with sculpting techniques.},
  author={Peter Vanezis and Richard Blowes and Alfred D. Linney and Alfredo C. Tan and Russ Richards and R Neave},
  journal={Forensic science international},
  volume={42 1-2},
Facial reconstruction has until now been carried out by the sculpting technique. This method involves building a face with clay or other suitable material on to a skull or its cast, taking into account appropriate facial thickness measurements together with information provided by anthropologists such as approximate age, sex, race and other individual idiosyncrasies. A method for facial reconstruction is presented using 3-D computer graphics and is compared with the manual technique. The… CONTINUE READING

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