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A Survey of Face Morphing Techniques

Published on February 2014 by D. R. Kasat, Sanjeev Jain, V. M. Thakare
Recent Trends in Information Security
Foundation of Computer Science USA
RTINFOSEC - Number 1
February 2014
Authors: D. R. Kasat, Sanjeev Jain, V. M. Thakare

D. R. Kasat, Sanjeev Jain, V. M. Thakare . A Survey of Face Morphing Techniques. Recent Trends in Information Security. RTINFOSEC, 1 (February 2014), 14-18.

author = { D. R. Kasat, Sanjeev Jain, V. M. Thakare },
title = { A Survey of Face Morphing Techniques },
journal = { Recent Trends in Information Security },
issue_date = { February 2014 },
volume = { RTINFOSEC },
number = { 1 },
month = { February },
year = { 2014 },
issn = 0975-8887,
pages = { 14-18 },
numpages = 5,
url = { /specialissues/rtinfosec/number1/15134-1406/ },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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%A D. R. Kasat
%A Sanjeev Jain
%A V. M. Thakare
%T A Survey of Face Morphing Techniques
%J Recent Trends in Information Security
%@ 0975-8887
%N 1
%P 14-18
%D 2014
%I International Journal of Computer Applications

Nowadays, face morphing is used in various fields of works such as computer animations, games and movies. Face morphing is an effect that shows a transition from one face image to another face image smoothly. Research on face morphing is as vast as the many interests and needs that can be found in the general public, television or film production. In this paper, we thus review the different morphing techniques that can be used to generate and manipulate faces. Due to the advantages in applying face morphing in various kinds of work, there are several works on face morphing and we can categorize them into three groups, based on their corresponding fields of works as Face Transfer, Facial Animation and Enhancement of Facial Attractiveness.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences


Face Morphing Image Morphing Face Replacement Video Morphing Face Alignment Morph-able Model