The CMU Pose, Illumination, and Expression (PIE) Database of Human Faces

Terence Sim, Simon Baker and Maan Bsat
Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-01-02, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, January, 2001

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Abstract

Between October and December 2000 we collected a database of 41,368 images of 68 people. By extending the CMU 3D Room we were able to image each person under 13 different poses, 43 different illumination conditions, and with 4 different expressions. We call this database the CMU Pose, Illumination, and Expression (PIE) database. We hope to increase the number of subjects over the next few months and to image as many people as possible for a second time. In this technical report we describe the extensions we made to the CMU 3D Room, the collection procedure, and the organization of the database.


@techreport{Sim-2001-8175,
author = {Terence Sim and Simon Baker and Maan Bsat},
title = {The CMU Pose, Illumination, and Expression (PIE) Database of Human Faces},
year = {2001},
month = {January},
institution = {Carnegie Mellon University},
address = {Pittsburgh, PA},
number = {CMU-RI-TR-01-02},
} 2017-09-13T10:45:56-04:00