Application of Active Appearance Model to Automatic Face Replacement [article]

Dinesh Govindaraj
2011 Eurographics State of the Art Reports  
Active appearance models (AAM) are statistical model for capturing shape as well as appearance of deformable objects like human face. The power of AAM lies in the fact that it can synthesis or explain any given object shape and appearance with compact set of parameters. AAM is used widely in the application of face recognition and facial expression recognition. We present a novel method of using AAM to the application of Face Replacement. Face Replacement is process of replacing the face in an
more » ... mage with any face of our choice while retaining the original pose and expression intact. Face replacement of any two given images takes only few hundreds of milliseconds without compromising quality.
doi:10.2312/eg2011/posters/015-016 fatcat:a3djrkjrircjljxtqm4tmgg5s4