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9 years 10 months ago
Fan Shape Model for object detection
We propose a novel shape model for object detection called Fan Shape Model (FSM). We model contour sample points as rays of final length emanating for a reference point. As in fo...
Xinggang Wang, Xiang Bai, Tianyang Ma, Wenyu Liu, ...
10 years 8 months ago
Optimal Landmark Detection using Shape Models and Branch and Bound
Fitting statistical 2D and 3D shape models to images is necessary for a variety of tasks, such as video editing and face recognition. Much progress has been made on local fitting...
Brian Amberg, Thomas Vetter
10 years 8 months ago
Shape-constrained Gaussian Process Regression for Facial-point-based Head-pose Normalization
Given the facial points extracted from an image of a face in an arbitrary pose, the goal of facial-point-based headpose normalization is to obtain the corresponding facial points ...
Ognjen Rudovic, Maja Pantic
201views Biometrics» more  FGR 2011»
10 years 11 months ago
Sparse shape registration for occluded facial feature localization
Abstract— This paper proposes a sparsity driven shape registration method for occluded facial feature localization. Most current shape registration methods search landmark locati...
Fei Yang, Junzhou Huang, Dimitris N. Metaxas
218views more  BMCBI 2010»
11 years 5 months ago
A hybrid blob-slice model for accurate and efficient detection of fluorescence labeled nuclei in 3D
Background: To exploit the flood of data from advances in high throughput imaging of optically sectioned nuclei, image analysis methods need to correctly detect thousands of nucle...
Anthony Santella, Zhuo Du, Sonja Nowotschin, Anna-...
11 years 6 months ago
Segmentation using Deformable Spatial Priors with Application to Clothing
We present a method for segmenting the parts of multiple instances of a known object category exhibiting large variations in projected shape and colour. The method builds on an ex...
Basela Hasan, David Hogg
199views more  TITB 2008»
11 years 8 months ago
A 3-D Active Shape Model Driven by Fuzzy Inference: Application to Cardiac CT and MR
Abstract--Manual quantitative analysis of cardiac left ventricular function using Multislice CT and MR is arduous because of the large data volume. In this paper, we present a 3-D ...
Hans C. van Assen, Mikhail G. Danilouchkine, M. S....
145views more  JMM2 2006»
11 years 8 months ago
Improved Active Shape Model for Facial Feature Extraction in Color Images
In this paper we present an improved Active Shape Model (ASM) for facial features extraction. The original ASM developed by Cootes et al. [1] suffers from factors such as, poor mod...
Mohammad H. Mahoor, Mohamed Abdel-Mottaleb, A-Nass...
144views more  CGF 2010»
11 years 8 months ago
Dynamic Multi-View Exploration of Shape Spaces
Statistical shape modeling is a widely used technique for the representation and analysis of the shapes and shape variations present in a population. A statistical shape model mod...
Stef Busking, Charl P. Botha, Frits H. Post
131views Visualization» more  VMV 2001»
11 years 9 months ago
Shape Model and Threshold Extraction via Shape Gradients
Shape information is utilized by numerous applications in computer vision, scientific visualization and computer graphics. This paper presents a novel algorithm for exploring and ...
Roger C. Tam, Alain Fournier