A Fuzzy SOM for Understanding Incomplete 3D Faces

  • Janusz T. StarczewskiEmail author
  • Katarzyna Nieszporek
  • Michał Wróbel
  • Konrad Grzanek
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10842)


This paper presents a new recognition method for three-dimensional geometry of the human face. The method measures biometric distances between features in 3D. It relies on the common self-organizing map method with fixed topological distances. It is robust to missing parts of the face due to the introduction of an original fuzzy certainty mask.


Biometric 3D face Self-organizing map Fuzzy certainty map 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Janusz T. Starczewski
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Katarzyna Nieszporek
    • 1
  • Michał Wróbel
    • 1
  • Konrad Grzanek
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Institute of Computational IntelligenceCzęstochowa University of TechnologyCzęstochowaPoland
  2. 2.Radom Academy of EconomicsRadomPoland
  3. 3.Information Technology InstituteUniversity of Social SciencesLódzPoland
  4. 4.Clark UniversityWorcesterUSA

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