Bosphorus Database for 3D Face Analysis

@inproceedings{Savran2008BosphorusDF,
  title={Bosphorus Database for 3D Face Analysis},
  author={Arman Savran and Nese Aly{\"u}z and Hamdi Dibeklioğlu and Oya Celiktutan and Berk G{\"o}kberk and B{\"u}lent Sankur and Lale Akarun},
  booktitle={BIOID},
  year={2008}
}
A new 3D face database that includes a rich set of expressions, systematic variation of poses and different types of occlusions is presented in this paper. This database is unique from three aspects: i) the facial expressions are composed of judiciously selected subset of Action Units as well as the six basic emotions, and many actors/actresses are incorporated to obtain more realistic expression data; ii) a rich set of head pose variations are available; and iii) different types of face… 
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