1 August 2005 Development of a fast panoramic face mosaicking and recognition system
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Optical Engineering, 44(8), 087005 (2005). doi:10.1117/1.2009707
Abstract
We present some development results on a system that performs mosaicking of panoramic faces. Our objective is to study the feasibility of panoramic face construction in real time. To do so, we built a simple acquisition system composed of five standard cameras, which together can take simultaneously five views of a face at different angles. Then, we chose an easily hardware-achievable algorithm, consisting of successive linear transformations, in order to compose a panoramic face from these five views. The method has been tested on a large number of faces. In order to validate our system, we also conducted a preliminary study on panoramic face recognition, based on the principal-component method. Experimental results show the feasibility and viability of our system. This allows us to envisage later a hardware implementation. We also are considering using our system for other applications, such as human expression categorization and fast 3-D face reconstruction.
Fan Yang, Michel Paindavoine, Herve Abdi, Anthony Monopoli, "Development of a fast panoramic face mosaicking and recognition system," Optical Engineering 44(8), 087005 (1 August 2005). http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.2009707
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Panoramic photography

Facial recognition systems

Cameras

3D acquisition

3D image processing

Imaging systems

Databases

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