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Video-based face model fitting using adaptive active appearance model

NCJ Number
Image and Vision Computing Volume: 28 Issue: 7 Dated: July 2010 Pages: 1162-1172
Date Published
11 pages

This paper proposes the fitting of an Adaptive Active Appearance Model (AAAM) to video sequences for improved quality of real-world video content.


For many applications, effectively fitting an AAM to video sequences is of critical importance and challenging, especially considering the varying quality of real-world video content. While the generic AAM component is held fixed, the subject-specific model component is updated during the fitting process by selecting the frames that can be best explained by the generic model. Experimental results from both indoor and outdoor representative video sequences demonstrate the faster fitting convergence and improved fitting accuracy.  (Publisher abstract provided)

Date Published: January 1, 2010