A Method for Novel Face View Synthesis Using Stereo Vision

  • Jacek Komorowski
  • Przemyslaw Rokita
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6375)


This paper presents a method for synthesis of a novel view of a human face using a pair of images from a stereo camera set. Unlike other published methods our approach does not require an a priori knowledge (e.g. 3D head model) of the synthesized object shape. First 3D shape of a face is recovered using stereo vision technique and then an image from a novel viewpoint in synthesized. Proposed method is applicable in various image-based pattern recognition and biometric tasks as it allows to partially alleviate dependency on object orientation in space.


Face Recognition Reference Image Stereo Image Stereo Vision Virtual View 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacek Komorowski
    • 1
  • Przemyslaw Rokita
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Computer ScienceMaria Curie-Skłodowska UniversityLublinPoland
  2. 2.Institute of Computer ScienceWarsaw University of TechnologyWarsawPoland

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