Method of the Craniofacial Forensic Reconstruction by Deformation of the Model Face

  • Rafał Stegierski
  • Paweł Mikołajczak
  • Karol Kuczyński
  • Zdzisław Krol
  • Camelia Gross-Neagu
  • Diana Stegierska
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 102)


Article presents fast, developed by authors, method of the face reconstruction for forensic science which is based on a deformation of the known skin aligned to its skull. Procedure for finding new position of the vertices of a triangle mesh of the model presented in this paper is based on a position of the well known anatomical landmarks and results of the inverse distance weighted interpolation. Additionally usage of the skin thickness values from anthropological tables increase accuracy of final model. As a example of the available results reconstruction for archaeological investigation is presented.


Scatter Point Forensic Science Model Face Zygomatic Arch Triangle Mesh 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rafał Stegierski
    • 1
  • Paweł Mikołajczak
    • 1
  • Karol Kuczyński
    • 1
  • Zdzisław Krol
    • 2
  • Camelia Gross-Neagu
    • 2
  • Diana Stegierska
    • 3
  1. 1.The Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science, Institute of Computer ScienceMaria Curie Sklodowska UniversityLublinPoland
  2. 2.Orthopaedic DepartmentUniversity Children’s Hospital (UKBB)BaselSwitzerland
  3. 3.University of Life SciencesLublinPoland

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