“An anthropometric face model using variational techniques” by DeCarlo, Metaxas and Stone

  • ©Doug DeCarlo, Dimitris Metaxas, and Matthew Stone




    An anthropometric face model using variational techniques



    We describe a system that automatically generates varied geometric models of human faces. A collection of random measurements of the face is generated according to anthropometric statistics for likely face measurements in a population. These measurements are then treated as constraints on a parameterized surface. Variational modeling is used to find a smooth surface that satisfies these constraints while using a prototype shape as a reference.


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