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Identifying human face profiles with semi-local integral invariants

  • Jun Sato
  • Roberto Cipolla
Session 6: Matching & Recognition
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1310)

Abstract

In this paper, we propose a method for identifying human face profiles by using invariant representations of image curves. In particular, we show that semi-local invariants are very useful for matching profile curves and identifying human faces. A method for finding face profiles from the changes in apparent contours of faces is also considered. The results of some experiments with real images of human faces show the power of the proposed method.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jun Sato
    • 1
  • Roberto Cipolla
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of EngineeringUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeEngland

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