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Computer-aided forensic facial reconstruction
Author(s): Raymond J. Evenhouse; Mary Rasmussen; Lewis L. Sadler
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Paper Abstract

The reconstruction of facial features on the human skull for purposes of identification has, in the past, utilized either two-dimensional drafting or three-dimensional sculpting techniques. Two and three dimensional computer aided routines are being developed to minimize errors introduced by limits of artistic ability or inconsistencies in the application of techniques. These routines allow generalized facial features to be manipulated via control points to conform to the size and shape of a specific skull. Subtle alterations of the surface form, texture and color based on age, sex and race enhance the individuality of the generated facial form.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1991
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1380, Biostereometric Technology and Applications, (1 April 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.48078
Show Author Affiliations
Raymond J. Evenhouse, Univ. of Illinois/Chicago (United States)
Mary Rasmussen, Univ. of Illinois/Chicago (United States)
Lewis L. Sadler, Univ. of Illinois/Chicago (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1380:
Biostereometric Technology and Applications
Robin E. Herron, Editor(s)

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