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MiFace

The work I did as an undergraduate with Dr. Harriet Oster — a former Ph.D. student advised by Paul Ekman — and at VicarVision during the summer of 2013 has evolved into MiFace, a tool for generating recognizable facial expressions using a 3D model. Still in the research stage, my cohort Stephanie Michalowicz and I are hoping to use[…]

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Facial Expression Recognition-driven Avatar

This presentation reviews the work done for my summer 2013 internship at VicarVision, working with their FaceReader automated expression recognition software. A 3D model generated using faceshift was modified and scripted in Maya to conform to the standard Action Units used in coding facial expressions is driven by the data output by FaceReader.

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Gentle Boost

Implementation of the Gentle Boost Algorithm for Computer Vision A basic demonstration of applying statistical analysis to the classification of objects in computer vision. My writeup with figures: buttonpress   The Matlab code: %% Simple demo of Gentle Boost with stumps and 2D data % % Implementation of gentleBoost. The algorithm is described in: % Friedman,[…]