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Anthropometric Measurement of North-East Indian Faces for Forensic Face Analysis

  • Kankan Saha
  • Mrinal Kanti Bhowmik
  • Debotosh Bhattacharjee
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 555)

Abstract

This chapter presents a study of the facial structural differences between the various tribes and non-tribes of the north-eastern region of India. Distances between the various facial feature points are measured using the face images of the newly created database, named as, the Department of Electronics and Information Technology-Tripura University (DeitY-TU) face database. After careful observation of the human facial structure and conducting primary anthropometric measurements, a comparative study between different Mongolian tribes and the non-tribes have been done for face identification through the determination of resemblance, which may be useful in determining the facial characteristics of the criminals and terrorists of the north-eastern region of India, and also for strengthening forensic analysis to stop illegal emigrations.

Keywords

Mongolian faces north-east Indian faces DeitY-TU face database fiducial point anthropometric measurement forensic application face identification ethnic group detection 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kankan Saha
    • 1
  • Mrinal Kanti Bhowmik
    • 1
  • Debotosh Bhattacharjee
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringTripura University (A Central University)TripuraIndia
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringJadavpur UniversityKolkataIndia

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