A Profilometric Approach to 3D Face Reconstruction and Its Application to Face Recognition

  • Surath Raj Mitra
  • K. R. Ramakrishnan
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4338)


3D Face Recognition is an active area of research for past several years. For a 3D face recognition system one would like to have an accurate as well as low cost setup for constructing 3D face model. In this paper, we use Profilometry approach to obtain a 3D face model. This method gives a low cost solution to the problem of acquiring 3D data and the 3D face models generated by this method are sufficiently accurate. We also develop an algorithm that can use the 3D face model generated by the above method for the recognition purpose.


Face Recognition Fringe Pattern Gabor Wavelet Active Appearance Model Face Recognition Algorithm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Surath Raj Mitra
    • 1
  • K. R. Ramakrishnan
    • 1
  1. 1.Indian Institute of Science 

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