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Conference papers


Multi-illuminant Intrinsic Dataset
Beigpour, S., Ha, M. L., Kunz, S., Kolb, A., Blanz, V.
In Proc. British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), 2016. pdf
Lighting Design for Portraits with a Virtual Light Stage
Shahlaei, D., Piotraschke, M. and Blanz, V.
IEEE Intl. Conf. Image Processing (ICIP 2016), September 2016. pdf
Automated 3D Face Reconstruction from Multiple Images using Quality Measures
Piotraschke, M. and Blanz, V.
The IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), June 2016. pdf
Efficient and Robust Inverse Lighting of a Single Face Image using Compressive Sensing
Miguel Heredia Conde, Davoud Shahlaei, Volker Blanz, Otmar Loffeld
in proceedings of Inverse Rendering Workshop (ICCV 2015), December 2015. pdf
Realistic Inverse Lighting from a Single 2D Image of a Face, Taken Under Unknown and Complex Lighting
Shahlaei, D. and Blanz, V.
in proceedings of 11th IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG 2015), May 2015. pdf ; video
Exploration of the Correlations of Attributes and Features in Faces
Schumacher, M. and Blanz, V.
in proceedings of 11th IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG 2015), May 2015. pdf
Man Made Structure Detection and Verification of Object Recognition in Images for the Visually Impaired
Banf, M., Blanz, V.
to be published in: Proceedings of Mirage 2013, 6th International Conference on Computer Vision / Computer Graphics Collaboration Techniques and Applications, in Cooperation with Eurographics Association, June 2013. pdf
Sonification of Images for the Visually Impaired using a Multi-Level Approach
Banf, M., Blanz, V.
to be published in: Proceedings of Augmented Human '13 in Cooperation with ACM SIGCHI, March 2013. pdf
A Modular Computer Vision Sonification Model for the Visually Impaired
Banf, M., Blanz, V.
In: Proceedings of ICAD 2012 Eighteenth Meeting of the International Conference on Auditory Display, June 2012. pdf ; video
Computer-suggested Facial Makeup
Scherbaum, K., Ritschel T., Hullin M., Thormählen T., Blanz, V., Seidel H.-P.
In: Computer. Graph. Forum, Volume 30, Number 2, 2011.
Subspace Mapping of Noisy Text Documents
Soto, A. J., Strickert, M., Vazquez, G. E., and Milios,E.
In: Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence, May 2011, pp. 377-383.pdf
Multispectral image characterization by partial generalized covariance
Strickert, M., Labitzke B., Kolb, A., and Villmann T.
In: European Symposium on Artificial Neural Networks (ESANN), April 2011, pp. 105-110. preprint pdf; poster pdf
Partial generalized correlation for hyperspectral data
Strickert, M., Labitzke B., Blanz, V.
In: IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Data Mining, April 2011, pp.365-372. pdf
A Morphing-Based Analysis of the Perceptual Distance Metric of Human Faces
Gummersbach N. and Blanz, V.
In: EACM Symposium on Applied Perception in Graphics and Vision APGV, 2010. pdf
Self-Adapting Feature Layers
Breuer, P., Blanz, V.
In: European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), September 2010.pdf
ON-DEMAND CREATION OF PROCEDURAL CITIES
M. Banf, M. Barth, H. Schulze, J. Koch, A. Pritzkau, M. Schmidt, A. Daraban, S. Meister, R. Sandhoefer, V. Sotke, C. Rezk-Salama, A. Kolb
In: In Proc. Game and Entertainment Technologies, July 2010.pdf
Adaptive matrix distances aiming at optimum regression subspaces
Strickert, M., Soto, A. J., and Vazquez, G. E.
In: European Symposium on Artificial Neural Networks (ESANN), April 2010, pp. 93-98.pdf
Example-Based Rendering of Eye Movements.
Banf, M., Blanz, V.
In: Computer Graphics Forum, Volume 28, Number 2, April 2009 , pp. 659-666(8).pdf
A Nonlinear Viseme Model for Triphone-Based Speech Synthesis.
Bargmann, R., Blanz, V., Seidel, H.-P.
In: Proc. Of Int. Conf. on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition FG 2008.pdf
Automatic 3D Face Reconstruction from Single Images or Video.
Breuer, P., Kim, K.-I., Kienzle, W., Schoelkopf, B., Blanz, V.
In: Proc. Of Int. Conf. on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition FG 2008.pdf
Fitting a Morphable Model to 3D Scans of Faces.
Blanz, V., Scherbaum, K., and Seidel, H.-P.
In: Proc. Of Int. Conf. on Computer Vision ICCV 2007.pdf
Hand Gesture Recognition with a noval IR Time-of-Flight Range Camera -- A pilot study
Breuer, P., Eckes, C. and Müller, S.
In proc. of Mirage 2007, Computer Vision / Computer Graphics Collaboration Techniques and Applications, March, 28-30 2007, INRIA Rocquencourt, France, pp. 247-260
Prediction of Individual Non-Linear Aging Trajectories of Faces, In Computer Graphics
K. Scherbaum, M. Sunkel, H.-P. Seidel, and V. Blanz
Forum 26(3) Eurographics 2007pdf
Superresolution Reflectance Fields: Synthesizing Images for Intermediate Light Directions, In Computer Graphics
M. Fuchs, H.Lensch, V. Blanz, and H.-P. Seidel
Forum 26(3) Eurographics 2007pdf
Computing Human Faces for Human Viewers: Automated Animation in Photographs and Paintings.
V. Blanz
In: Int. Conf on Multimodal Interfaces ICMI 06.pdf
Creating Face Models from Vague Mental Images
Blanz, V., Albrecht, I., Haber, J. and Seidel, H.-P.
Computer Graphics Forum 25(3) Eurographics 2006, pp.645-654. pdf
Face Recognition based on a 3D Morphable Model.
Blanz, V.
Proc. of the 7th Int. Conference of Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, pp 617-622, 2006 (Invited paper) pdf
"Learnig-Based Facial Rearticulation Using Streams of 3D Scans."
R. Bargmann, V. Blanz, H.-P. Seidel
Proceedings og PACIFIC GRAPHICS 2006, to appear
Detecting acromegaly: Screening for disease with a morphable model.
E. Learned-Miller, Q. Lu, A. Paisley, P. Trainer, V.Blanz, K. Dedden and R. E. Miller
Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), 2006, pdf
Face Recognition based on Frontal Views generated from Non-Frontal Images. Blanz, V., Grother, P. Phillips, J. and Vetter, T. IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition CVPR 2005. pdf
Bayesian Relighting. Fuchs, M. Blanz, V., Seidel, H-P. Eurographics Symp. on Rendering EGSR 2005. pdf
Support Vector Machines for 3D Shape Processing. Steinke, F., Schoelkopf, B. and Blanz, V., Computer Graphics Forum 24(3) Eurographics 2005. pdf
Object Correspondence as a Machine Learning Problem. Schoelkopf, B, Steinke, F. and Blanz, V., Int. Conf on Machine Learning ICML 2005. pdf
Perceptual Evaluation of Tone Mapping Operators with Real-World Scenes. Yoshida, A, Blanz, V., Myszkowski, K and Seidel, H-P. IS&T /SPIE Annual Symp. on Electronic Imaging 2005.
Exchanging Faces in Images, Blanz, V., Scherbaum, K., Vetter, T. and Seidel, H. P.
In: Cani, M.-P. and Slater, M. (Eds) Proc. of EUROGRAPHICS 2004,
Grenoble, France, 2004. pdf EG2004 Best Paper Award (1st Prize)
Component-Based Face recognition with 3D Morphable Models, B. Weyrauch, J. Huang, B. Heisele and V. Blanz, IEEE Workshop on Face processing in Video, FPIV04, Washington, D.C., 2004
A Statistical Method for Robust 3D Surface Reconstruction from Sparse Data. Blanz, V., Mehl, A., Vetter, T. and Seidel, H. P.
Int. Symp. on 3D Data Processing, Visualization and Transmission, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2004. pdf
Reanimating Faces in Images and Video, Blanz, V., Basso, C., Poggio, T. and Vetter, T.
In: Brunet, P and Fellner, D (Eds) Proceedings of EUROGRAPHICS 2003, Granada, Spain, 2003. pdf EG2003 Best Paper Award (1st Prize)
Face Identification across Different Poses and Illuminations with a 3D Morphable Model.
Blanz, V. and Romdhani, S. and Vetter, T.
Proc. of the 5th Int. Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition", pp 202-207, 2002. pdf
Component-based Face Recognition with 3D Morphable Models, Huang, J., Heisele, B., and Blanz, V.
Proc. of the 4th Int. Conf. on Audio- and Video-Based Biometric Person Authenticitation
Surrey, UK, 2003. pdf
Face Recognition Using Component-Based SVM Classification and Morphable Models
J. Huang, V. Blanz, B. Heisele. In:
S.-W. Lee and A. Verri (Eds.): SVM 2002,
LNCS 2388, pp.334-341, 2002
Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg 2002. pdf
Face Identification by Fitting a 3D Morphable Model using Linear Shape and Texture Error Functions
S. Romdhani, V. Blanz, and T. Vetter, Computer Vision - ECCV 2002, May 2002, LNCS 2353, pp. 3-19. pdf
Memory for atypical and typical objects.
F. N. Newell, M. Peskin, H. H. Bülthoff, V. Blanz
ECVP 2001 abstract.
Face Reconstruction from a Small Number of Feature Points.
B.W. Hwang, V. Blanz, T. Vetter, and S.W. Lee International Conference on Pattern Recognition, ICPR2000 Barcelona, Spain, pp 842-845, 2000
A Morphable Model for the Synthesis of 3D Faces.
Blanz, V. and Vetter, T. SIGGRAPH'99 Conference Proceedingspdf,ps.gz
On the other-side of the mean: Perceiving the dissimilarity of faces.
O'Toole, AJ Blanz, V., Vetter T., Wild, H. A. 40th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Nov. 1999, Los Angeles CA.
3D-Reconstruction of Faces: Combining Stereo with Class-Based Knowledge. C. Wallraven, V. Blanz, and T. Vetter Mustererkennung 1999, W. Foerstner, J. Buhmann, A. Faber, and P. Faber (eds.) Springer, pp405-412.
Estimating Coloured 3D Face Models from Single Images: An Example Based Approach.
Vetter, T. and Blanz, V. Computer Vision ECCV'98 --Freiburg, Germany, pp499-513, Springer, LNCS 1407. pdf
Generalization to Novel Views from a Single Face Image.
Vetter, T. and Blanz, V. 3D Image Analysis and Synthesis'97 --Erlangen, pp43-50, infix, Sankt Augustin.
Comparison of View-Based Object Recognition Algorithms Using Realistic 3D Models.
V. Blanz, B. Schoelkopf, H.H. Buelthoff, C. Burges, V. Vapnik and T. Vetter, ICANN96, Bochum pp 251-256 Springer, LNCS 1112 pdf, ps.gz



Journal Articles


PictureSensation--a mobile application to help the blind explore the visual world through touch and sound
Banf, Michael and Mikalay, Ruben and Watzke, Baris and Blanz, Volker
In: Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies Engineering, 3, 2016. url
Hallucination of facial details from degraded images using 3D face models
Schumacher, M., Piotraschke, M. and Blanz, V.
In: Image and Vision Computing, 40, pp 49–64, 2015. url
Which Facial Profile Do Humans Expect After Seeing a Frontal View? – A Comparison with a Linear Face Model
Schumacher, M. and Blanz, V.
In: ACM Transactions on Applied Perception, 9(3), 2012 (in print).
Exploiting prior knowledge and gene distances in the analysis of tumor expression profiles with extended Hidden Markov Models
Seifert, M., Strickert, M., Schliep, A., and Grosse I.
Bioinformatics, 2011. URL
Mapping of quantitative trait loci associated with protein expression variation in barley grains
Witzel, K., Pietsch, C., Strickert, M., Matros, A., Röder, M. S., Weschke, W., Wobus U., and Mock, H. P.
Molecular Breeding, 27(3), pp 301-314, 2011. URL
Pose-Insensitive Nose detection in TOF-Scans
Nichau, M. and Blanz, V.
Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 114(12), pp 1346-1352, 2010.
Neural Correlates of Shape and Surface Reflectance Information in Individual Faces
Jiang, F., Dricot, L. Blanz, V., Goebel, R, Rossion, B.
Neuroscience 163(4):1078-1091, 2009.
Recognizing an individual face: 3D shape contributes earlier than 2D surface reflectance information
Caharel, S., Jiang, F., Blanz, V., Rossion, B.
NeuroImage, 47, 1809-1818, 2009.
Three-dimensional information in face representation revealed by identity aftereffects
Jiang, F., Blanz, V. & O'Toole, A. J.
Psychological Science, 20(3), 318-325. (2009)pdf
Towards Sociable Virtual Humans: Multimodal Recognition of Human Input and Behavior
Eckes, Christian; Biatov, Konstantin; Hülsken, Frank; Köhler, Joachim; Breuer, Pia; Branco, Pedro and Encarnacao, L. Miguel
The International Journal of Virtual Reality, Volume 6, Number 4, S. 21-30, Dezember 2007pdf
The role of familiarity in three-dimensional view transferability of face identity adaptation.
F. Jiang, V. Blanz and A. J. O'Toole
Vision Research 47(4) 525-531, 2007.pdf
Adaptive sampling of reflectance fields.
M. Fuchs, V. Blanz, H. Lensch, H.-P. Seidel ACM Trans. Graph. 26(2): (2007)
Testing Tone Mapping Operators with Human-Perceived Reality
Akiko Yoshida, Volker Blanz, Karol Myszkowski, and Hans-Peter Seidel. Journal of Electronic Imaging, 16(1), pp. 013004-1 - 013004-14, Springfield, VA, USA, 2007.pdf
Probing the Visual Representation of Faces With Adaption. A View From the Other Side of the Mean.
Jiang, F., Blanz, V., O'Toole, A.J.
Psychological Science 17(6) pp 493-500, 2006. pdf
Evaluation of a Shape-Based Model of Human Face Dicrimination Using fMRI and Behavorial Techniques
Jiang, X., Rosen, E., Zeffiro, T., VanMeter, J., Blanz V. and Riesenhuber M. In: Neuron 50, 159-172 (2006).
Reflectance from Images: A Model-Based Approach for Human Faces.
Fuchs, M., Blanz, V., Lensch, H., and Seidel, H-P. IEEE Trans on Visualization and Comp. Graphics 11(3), pp 296-305, 2005
Biogeneric Tooth - A New Mathematical Representation for Tooth Morphology in Case of Lower First Molars.
Mehl, A., Blanz, V. and Hickel, R. Eur. J.Oral Sci (accepted) 2005.
A New Approach for Automatic Reconstruction of Occlusal Surfaces with the Biogeneric Tooth Model.
Blanz, V. and Vetter, T.
Mehl, A. Blanz, V. In: Int. J. Comp. Dent 8, pp 13-25, 2005
Was ist der "Durchschnittszahn"? - Ein mathematischer Ansatz fuer die automatische Berechnung einer repraesentativen Kauflaeche. ?
- Mehl, A. Blanz, V. Hickel, R. Dtsch. Zahnaerztl. Z (in print) 2005
Face Recognition Based on Fitting a 3D Morphable Model
Blanz, V. and Vetter, T.
IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol.25 no. 9, pp 1063 - 1074, 2003. pdf
Prototype-referenced shape encoding revealed by high-level aftereffects.
Leopold, D. A., O'Toole, A. J., Vetter, T. and Blanz, V. Nature Neuroscience 4(1), pp 89-94, 2001 pdf
On the other side of the mean:
The perception of dissimilarity in human faces V. Blanz, A. J. O'Toole, T. Vetter, H. A. Wild, Perception 29, pp.885-891, 2000
What object attributes determine canonical views?
V. Blanz, M.J. Tarr, H.H Buelthoff, Perception 1999, volume 28, pp 575-599
Three-dimensional shape and two-dimensional surface textures of human faces: The role of "averages" in attractiveness and age.
O'Toole, A. J., Price, T., Vetter, T., Bartlett, J. C. & Blanz,V. Image and Vision Computing Journal. 18, pp 9-19, 1999.
Three-dimensional shape and two-dimensional surface reflectance contributions to face recognition: An application of three-dimensional morphing.
O'Toole, A. J., Vetter, T. & Blanz, V. (1999). Vision Research, 39, 3145-3155.
To what extent do unique parts influence recognition across changes in viewpoint?
Tarr, M. J., & Buelthoff, H. H., Zabinski, M., & Blanz, V. (1997). Psychological Science, 8(4), 282-289.



Technical Reports


Automatic 3D Face Reconstruction from Single Images or Video.
Breuer, P., Kim, K.I., Kienzle, W., Blanz, V., and Schölkopf, B. Max-Planck-Institut für Biologische Kybernetik - Technical Report No. 160
Reflectance from Images: A Model-Based Approach for Human Faces.
Fuchs, M., Blanz, V., Lensch, H., and Seidel, H-P. Max-Planck Institut Informatik MPI-I-2005-4-001 Research Report 2005
Generating Frontal Views from Single, Non-Frontal Images,
Blanz, V. and Vetter, T. In: Face Recognition Vendor Test 2002, Technical Appendices,
Nat. Inst. of Standards and Technology (NIST),
NISTIR 6965, Appendix O, 2003. pdf
Face Recognition Based on 3D Shape Estimation from Single Images.
Blanz, V. Vetter, T., Computer Graphics Technical Report No.2, University of Freiburg, 2002. pdf ps.gz
Reconstructing the Complete 3D Shape of Faces from Partial Information.
Blanz, V. Vetter, T., Computer Graphics Technical Report No.1, University of Freiburg, 2001. pdf ps.gz



Other Publications


A Learning-Based High-Level Human Computer Interface for Face Modeling and Animation.
Blanz, V. Artifical Intelligence for Human Computing 2007: Springer LNAI 4517, pp 296-315
Morphable models for training a component-based face recognition system.
Heisele B., Blanz, V. In: Face Processing - Advanced Modeling and Methods, Eds. W. Zhao and R. Chellappa pp 439-462, 2006.
Creating Face Models from Vague Mental Images.
Albrecht, I., Blanz, V., Haber, J. and Seidel, H-P. Siggraph Sketch 2005
Morphable Models of Faces.
Romdhani, S., Blanz, V., Basso, C. and Vetter, T. In: Handbook of Face Recognition, Eds. Li, S., and Jain, A. pp 217-245, 2005.
Haber J., Blanz V., Magnenat-Thalmann N, Terzopoulos D.
Facial Modeling and Animation - Eurographics 2003
Tutorial Notes, September 2003.
Haber J., Magnenat-Thalmann N, Terzopoulos D., Vetter T., Blanz V., Kaehler K.
Facial Modeling and Animation - Eurographics 2002
Tutorial Notes, September 2002.
Automatische Rekonstruktion der dreidimensionalen Form von Gesichtern aus einem Einzelbild.V. Blanz, Dissertation, Universität Tübingen, 2000.


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