Erosion based Method for Quantification of Facial Palsy


  • Mihail Găianu West University of TimiÅŸoara
  • Gabriela Cristescu Aurel Vlaicu University of Arad
  • Darian M. OnchiÅŸ University of Vienna


This paper presents a novel 3D face recognition method developed by means of erosion of a contractible topological space. The procedure was is involved in the quantification of facial palsy using pre-marked points. The recognition is done in two steps: in the first step a detection of the pre-marked mimic points on a human face is performed and in the second step the mutual distances between points are calculated. A procedure of deducing the mobility or the immobility of points and the amplitude of mimic points movement follows.


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