A Quantified Study of Facial Asymmetry in 3D Faces

Yanxi Liu and Jeffrey Palmer
Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE International Workshop on Analysis and Modeling of Faces and Gestures, in conjunction with the 2003 International Conference of Computer Vision (ICCV '03), October, 2003.


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Abstract
With the rapid development of 3D imaging technology, the wide usage of 3D surface information for research and applications is becoming a convenient reality. This study is focused on a quantifi ed analysis of facial asymmetry of more than 100 3D human faces (individuals). We investigate whether facial asymmetry diff ers statistically signi cantly from a bilatera lsymmetry assumption, and the role of global and local facial asymmetry for gender discrimination.

Notes
Associated Center(s) / Consortia: Vision and Autonomous Systems Center and Medical Robotics Technology Center
Associated Lab(s) / Group(s): Human Identification at a Distance, Computational Symmetry, Biomedical Image Analysis
Associated Project(s): Facial Asymmetry as a Biometric
Number of pages: 8

Text Reference
Yanxi Liu and Jeffrey Palmer, "A Quantified Study of Facial Asymmetry in 3D Faces," Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE International Workshop on Analysis and Modeling of Faces and Gestures, in conjunction with the 2003 International Conference of Computer Vision (ICCV '03), October, 2003.

BibTeX Reference
@inproceedings{Liu_2003_4467,
   author = "Yanxi Liu and Jeffrey Palmer",
   title = "A Quantified Study of Facial Asymmetry in 3D Faces",
   booktitle = "Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE International Workshop on Analysis and Modeling of Faces and Gestures, in conjunction with the 2003 International Conference of Computer Vision (ICCV '03)",
   month = "October",
   year = "2003",
}