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Shape modelling for the analysis of 2D images

An interview with Thomas Vetter about other applications of shape modelling.

And here is yet another application of shape modelling: the reconstruction of 3D face models from 2D photographs.

In this interview, Professor Vetter explains why this is an important task and how shape models can help to solve it. He then sheds light on the difficulty of modelling illumination – a main challenge in the analysis of photographs and the reason why the topic of 3D reconstruction of 2D images was not included in the course. Further, you will see Antonia Bertschinger, the interviewer, suddenly age in an alarming fashion, and you will watch a painting come alive.

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Statistical Shape Modelling: Computing the Human Anatomy

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