19 January 2009 A facial expression image database and norm for Asian population: a preliminary report
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We collected 6604 images of 30 models in eight types of facial expression: happiness, anger, sadness, disgust, fear, surprise, contempt and neutral. Among them, 406 most representative images from 12 models were rated by more than 200 human raters for perceived emotion category and intensity. Such large number of emotion categories, models and raters is sufficient for most serious expression recognition research both in psychology and in computer science. All the models and raters are of Asian background. Hence, this database can also be used when the culture background is a concern. In addition, 43 landmarks each of the 291 rated frontal view images were identified and recorded. This information should facilitate feature based research of facial expression. Overall, the diversity in images and richness in information should make our database and norm useful for a wide range of research.
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Chien-Chung Chen, Chien-Chung Chen, Shu-ling Cho, Shu-ling Cho, Katarzyna Horszowska, Katarzyna Horszowska, Mei-Yen Chen, Mei-Yen Chen, Chia-Ching Wu, Chia-Ching Wu, Hsueh-Chih Chen, Hsueh-Chih Chen, Yi-Yu Yeh, Yi-Yu Yeh, Chao-Min Cheng, Chao-Min Cheng, } "A facial expression image database and norm for Asian population: a preliminary report", Proc. SPIE 7242, Image Quality and System Performance VI, 72421D (19 January 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.806130; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.806130
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