4DFAB: a large scale 4D facial expression database for biometric applications

Cheng, Shiyang, Kotsia, Irene, Pantic, Maja and Zafeiriou, Stefanos (2018) 4DFAB: a large scale 4D facial expression database for biometric applications. In: CVPR 2018: 2018 IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 18-22 June 2018, Salt Lake City, USA. (Published online first)

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Abstract

The progress we are currently witnessing in many computer vision applications, including automatic face analysis, would not be made possible without tremendous efforts in collecting and annotating large scale visual databases. To this end, we propose 4DFAB, a new large scale database of dynamic high-resolution 3D faces (over 1,800,000 3D meshes). 4DFAB contains recordings of 180 subjects captured in four different sessions spanning over a five-year period. It contains 4D videos of subjects displaying both spontaneous and posed facial behaviours. The database can be used for both face and facial expression recognition, as well as behavioural biometrics. It can also be used to learn very powerful blendshapes for parametrising facial behaviour. In this paper, we conduct several experiments and demonstrate the usefulness of the database for various applications. The database will be made publicly available for research purposes.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Computer Science
Item ID: 24259
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Depositing User: Irene Kotsia
Date Deposited: 14 May 2018 11:48
Last Modified: 02 Apr 2019 08:08
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/24259

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