The Naked Truth: Estimating Body Shape Under Clothing

@inproceedings{Balan2008TheNT,
  title={The Naked Truth: Estimating Body Shape Under Clothing},
  author={Alexandru O. Balan and Michael J. Black},
  booktitle={ECCV},
  year={2008}
}
We propose a method to estimate the detailed 3D shape of a person from images of that person wearing clothing. The approach exploits a model of human body shapes that is learned from a database of over 2000 range scans. We show that the parameters of this shape model can be recovered independently of body pose. We further propose a generalization of the visual hull to account for the fact that observed silhouettes of clothed people do not provide a tight bound on the true 3D shape. With clothed… CONTINUE READING
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