3D Face Processing: Modeling, Analysis and Synthesis / Edition 1

3D Face Processing: Modeling, Analysis and Synthesis / Edition 1

by Zhen Wen, Thomas S. Huang
     
 

ISBN-10: 1402080476

ISBN-13: 9781402080470

Pub. Date: 07/22/2004

Publisher: Springer US

This monograph is an essential reference for both academic and professional researchers working in the fields of computer vision, surveillance, HCI, image processing, and modeling. The human face provides important visual cues for human-human communication and human-computer interaction (HCI). With the advances in new information techniques and media, 3D face

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This monograph is an essential reference for both academic and professional researchers working in the fields of computer vision, surveillance, HCI, image processing, and modeling. The human face provides important visual cues for human-human communication and human-computer interaction (HCI). With the advances in new information techniques and media, 3D face processing techniques will help an intelligent HCI system interpret and deliver more natural multimedia information related to human faces. 3D Face Processing: Modeling, Analysis and Synthesis introduces the frontiers of 3D face processing techniques. It reviews existing 3D face processing techniques, including techniques for 3D face geometry modeling; 3D face motion modeling; and 3D face motion tracking and animation. Then it discusses a unified framework for face modeling, analysis and synthesis. In this framework, the authors present new methods for modeling complex natural facial motion, as well as face appearance variations due to illumination and subtle motion. Then the authors apply the framework to face tracking, expression recognition and face avatar for HCI interface. They conclude this book with comments on future work in the 3D face processing framework. 3D Face Processing: Modeling, Analysis and Synthesis will interest those working in face processing for intelligent human computer interaction and video surveillance. It contains a comprehensive survey on existing face processing techniques, which can serve as a reference for students and researchers. It also covers in-depth discussion on face motion analysis and synthesis algorithms, which will benefit more advanced graduate students and researchers.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402080470
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
07/22/2004
Series:
The International Series in Video Computing, #8
Edition description:
2004
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
23D face modeling11
3Learning geometric 3D facial motion model19
4Geometric model-based 3D face tracking31
5Geometric facial motion synthesis41
6Flexible appearance model61
7Facial motion analysis using flexible appearance model75
8Face appearance synthesis using flexible appearance model91
9Application examples of the face processing framework107
10Conclusion and future work115
AppProjection of face images in 9-D spherical harmonic space123

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