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Semi-automatic identification photo generation with facial pose and illumination normalization
Author(s): Bo Jiang; Sijiang Liu; Song Wu
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Paper Abstract

Identification photo is a category of facial image that has strict requirements on image quality like size, illumination, user expression, dressing, etc. Traditionally, these photos are taken in professional studios. With the rapid popularity of mobile devices, how to conveniently take identification photo at any time and anywhere with such devices is an interesting problem. In this paper, we propose a novel semi-automatic identification photo generation approach. Given a user image, facial pose and expression are first normalized to meet the basic requirements. To correct uneven lighting condition in photo, an facial illumination normalization approach is adopted to further improve the image quality. Finally, foreground user is extracted and re-targeted to a specific photo size. Besides, background can also be changed as required. Preliminary experimental results show that the proposed method is efficient and effective in identification photo generation compared to commercial software based manual tunning.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 July 2016
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 10011, First International Workshop on Pattern Recognition, 100110B (11 July 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2243265
Show Author Affiliations
Bo Jiang, Nanjing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)
Sijiang Liu, Nanjing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)
Song Wu, Nanjing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10011:
First International Workshop on Pattern Recognition
Xudong Jiang; Guojian Chen; Genci Capi; Chiharu Ishll, Editor(s)

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