Two- and Three-Dimensional Patterns of the Face

1st Edition

Peter W. Hallinan, Gaile Gordon, A. L. Yuille, Peter Giblin, David Mumford

A K Peters/CRC Press
Published June 15, 1999
Reference - 270 Pages
ISBN 9781568810874 - CAT# K00533

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Summary

The human face is perhaps the most familiar and easily recognized object in the world, yet both its three-dimensional shape and its two-dimensional images are complex and hard to characterize. This book develops the vocabulary of ridges and parabolic curves, of illumination eigenfaces and elastic warpings for describing the perceptually salient features of a face and its images. The book also explores the underlying mathematics and applies these mathematical techniques to the computer vision problem of face recognition, using both optical and range images.

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