Efficient Robust Active Appearance Model Fitting

Markus Storer, Peter Roth, Martin Urschler, Horst Bischof, Josef Alois Birchbauer

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Abstract

The Active Appearance Model (AAM) is a widely used approach for model based vision showing excellent results. But one major drawback is that the method is not robust against occlusions. Thus, if parts of the image are occluded the method converges to local minima and the obtained results are unreliable. To overcome this problem we propose a robust AAM fitting strategy. The main idea is to apply a robust PCA model to reconstruct the missing feature information and to use the thus obtained image as input for the standard AAM fitting process. Since existing methods for robust PCA reconstruction are computationally too expensive for real-time processing we applied a more efficient method: Fast-Robust PCA (FR-PCA). In fact, by using our FR-PCA the computational effort is drastically reduced. Moreover, more accurate reconstructions are obtained. In the experiments, we evaluated both, the FR-PCA model on the publicly available ALOI database and the whole robust AAM fitting chain on facial images. The results clearly show the benefits of our approach in terms of accuracy and speed when processing disturbed data (i.e., images containing occlusions).
Originalspracheenglisch
TitelComputer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics. Theory and Applications
UntertitelInternational Joint Conference, VISIGRAPP 2009, Lisboa, Portugal, February 5-8, 2009. Revised Selected Papers
Redakteure/-innenAlpesh K. Ranchordas, Joao M. Pereira, Helder J. Araujo, Joao M. R. S. Tavares
ErscheinungsortBerlin Heidelberg
Herausgeber (Verlag)Springer
Seiten229-241
Band68
ISBN (elektronisch)978-3-642-11840-1
ISBN (Print)978-3-642-11839-5
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PublikationsstatusVeröffentlicht - 2010

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Storer, M., Roth, P., Urschler, M., Bischof, H., & Birchbauer, J. A. (2010). Efficient Robust Active Appearance Model Fitting. in A. K. Ranchordas, J. M. Pereira, H. J. Araujo, & J. M. R. S. Tavares (Hrsg.), Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics. Theory and Applications: International Joint Conference, VISIGRAPP 2009, Lisboa, Portugal, February 5-8, 2009. Revised Selected Papers (Band 68, S. 229-241). (Communications in Computer and Information Science). Berlin Heidelberg: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-11840-1_17

Efficient Robust Active Appearance Model Fitting. / Storer, Markus; Roth, Peter; Urschler, Martin; Bischof, Horst; Birchbauer, Josef Alois.

Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics. Theory and Applications: International Joint Conference, VISIGRAPP 2009, Lisboa, Portugal, February 5-8, 2009. Revised Selected Papers. Hrsg. / Alpesh K. Ranchordas; Joao M. Pereira; Helder J. Araujo; Joao M. R. S. Tavares. Band 68 Berlin Heidelberg : Springer, 2010. S. 229-241 (Communications in Computer and Information Science).

Publikation: Beitrag in Buch/Bericht/KonferenzbandBeitrag in Buch/BerichtForschungBegutachtung

Storer, M, Roth, P, Urschler, M, Bischof, H & Birchbauer, JA 2010, Efficient Robust Active Appearance Model Fitting. in AK Ranchordas, JM Pereira, HJ Araujo & JMRS Tavares (Hrsg.), Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics. Theory and Applications: International Joint Conference, VISIGRAPP 2009, Lisboa, Portugal, February 5-8, 2009. Revised Selected Papers. Bd. 68, Communications in Computer and Information Science, Springer, Berlin Heidelberg, S. 229-241. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-11840-1_17
Storer M, Roth P, Urschler M, Bischof H, Birchbauer JA. Efficient Robust Active Appearance Model Fitting. in Ranchordas AK, Pereira JM, Araujo HJ, Tavares JMRS, Hrsg., Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics. Theory and Applications: International Joint Conference, VISIGRAPP 2009, Lisboa, Portugal, February 5-8, 2009. Revised Selected Papers. Band 68. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer. 2010. S. 229-241. (Communications in Computer and Information Science). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-11840-1_17
Storer, Markus ; Roth, Peter ; Urschler, Martin ; Bischof, Horst ; Birchbauer, Josef Alois. / Efficient Robust Active Appearance Model Fitting. Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics. Theory and Applications: International Joint Conference, VISIGRAPP 2009, Lisboa, Portugal, February 5-8, 2009. Revised Selected Papers. Hrsg. / Alpesh K. Ranchordas ; Joao M. Pereira ; Helder J. Araujo ; Joao M. R. S. Tavares. Band 68 Berlin Heidelberg : Springer, 2010. S. 229-241 (Communications in Computer and Information Science).
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