Recursive Shape and Pose Determination Using Deformable Model

  • Kevin Bailly
  • Maurice Milgram
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5197)


This paper adresses the problem of estimating shape and pose parameters of a 3D-non-rigid model from a single image. We introduce a new fast and robust method to minimize reprojection error between 3D model and feature image points. For this purpose, a recursive process is proposed. First, pose is roughly approximated using a rigid model. This permits to analytically determine shape parameters. Pose and shape are updated in an iterative way. Tests carried out on both synthetic and real data using the CANDIDE-3 parameterized mesh[1] are very promising.


3D face modeling non-rigid model POSIT least square estimation single image 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kevin Bailly
    • 1
    • 2
  • Maurice Milgram
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.UPMC Univ Paris 06ParisFrance
  2. 2.CNRS, FRE 2507, ISIR, Institut des Systèmes Intelligents et de RobotiqueParisFrance

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