Facial Aging Simulation by Patch-Based Texture Synthesis with Statistical Wrinkle Aging Pattern Model

  • Akinobu Maejima
  • Ai Mizokawa
  • Daiki Kuwahara
  • Shigeo Morishima
Part of the Mathematics for Industry book series (MFI, volume 4)


We propose a method for synthesizing a photorealistic human aged-face image based on the patch-based texture synthesis using a set of human face images of a target age. The advantage of our method is that it synthesizes an aged-face image with fine skin texture such as spots and pigments of facial skin, as well as age-related facial wrinkles without blurs (such as those resulting from lack of accurate pixel-wise alignments as in the linear combination model) while maintaining the quality of the original image.


Automatic Facial aging Image patch Texture synthesis Wrinkle Agind pattern Statistical model 



This work was supported by the “R&D Program for Implementation of Anti-Crime and Anti-Terrorism Technologies for a Safe and Secure Society”, funds for integrated promotion of social system reform and research and development of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, the Japanese Government.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Akinobu Maejima
    • 1
  • Ai Mizokawa
    • 1
  • Daiki Kuwahara
    • 1
  • Shigeo Morishima
    • 2
  1. 1.Waseda UniversityShinjuku-kuJapan
  2. 2.Waseda Research Institute for Science and EngineeringWaseda UniversityShinjuku-kuJapan

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