Distinguishing Between Genuine and Posed Smiles

  • Hassan UgailEmail author
  • Ahmad Ali Asad Aldahoud
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This chapter presents an application of computational smile analysis framework discussed earlier. Here we discuss how one could utilise a computational algorithm to distinguish between genuine and posed smiles. We utilise aspects of the computational framework discussed in Chap.  2 to process and analyse the smile expression looking for clues to determine the genuineness of it. Equally, we discuss how the exact distribution of a smile across the face, especially the distinction in the weight distribution between a genuine and a posed smile can be achieved.


Smile analysis Genuine smiles Posed smiles Smile weight distribution 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Engineering and InformaticsUniversity of BradfordBradfordUK
  2. 2.Faculty of Engineering and MathematicsUniversity of BradfordBradfordUK

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