Other Face Databases From Other Research Groups

 

 

  1. WIDER FACE

o       Source: this database is built by Multimedia Laboratory at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

o       Purpose: this database is primarily used for face detection and contains "in-the-wild" images collected from publicly available WIDER dataset.

o       Properties:

Properties

Descriptions

# of subjects

N/A

# of images/videos

Training set: 12k+ images and labeled 157k+ faces

Validation set:3k+ images and labeled 39k+ faces.

Test set:16k+ images and labeled 196k+ faces.

Static/Videos

Static

Single/Multiple faces

Multiple

Gray/Color

24-bit RGB

Resolution

N/A

Face pose

Annotated with typical/atypical pose variation

Facial expression

Annotated with typical/exaggerate facial expression

Illumination

Annotated with normal/extreme illumination

Occlusion

Annotated with no/partial/heavy occlusion

Blur

Annotated with clear/normal/heavy blur

Ground truth

Cropped face region

o       Reference: please refer to paper: Yang, Shuo and Luo, Ping and Loy, Chen Change and Tang, Xiaoou, WIDER FACE: A Face Detection Benchmark, IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2016.

 

  1. MIT CBCL Face Database #1

o       Source: this database is constructed by Center for Biological and Computational Learning at MIT.

o       Purpose: this database is primarily used for face detection.

o       Properties:

Properties

Descriptions

# of subjects

N/A

# of images/videos

Training set: 2,429 faces and 4,548 non-faces

Test set: 472 faces and 23,573 non-faces.

Static/Videos

Static

Single/Multiple faces

Single

Gray/Color

Eight-bit gray

Resolution

19*19

Face pose

Moderate pose variation

Facial expression

Moderate facial expression changes

Illumination

Moderate illumination variation

Accessories

Glasses

3D data

N/A

Ground truth

Cropped face region

 

  1. Spacetime Face Database

o       Source: this database is constructed by the University of Washington Graphics and Imaging Laboratory.

o       Purpose: this database is primarily used for face modeling and animation.

o       Properties: 384 face meshes, each with about 23K vertices.

o       Reference: Please refer to the paper: Li Zhang, Noah Snavely, Brian Curless, and Steve Seitz, Spacetime Faces: High-resolution capture for modeling and animation, Proc. of ACM SIGGRAPH2004.

 

  1. BioID Database

o       Source: this database is constructed by HumanScan company.

o       Purpose: this database can be used for face detection, face recognition and eye detection.

o       Properties:

Properties

Descriptions

# of subjects

23

# of images/videos

1521

Static/Videos

Static

Single/Multiple faces

Single

Gray/Color

Gray

Resolution

382*288 (eye distance ~ 50pixels)

Face pose

Frontal

Facial expression

Various

Illumination

Various lighting conditions

Accessories

Various

3D data

N/A

Ground truth

Coordinates of eyes.

Coordinates of 20 feature points (Eyebrow corners, eye, mouth and tip of chin)

        Jesorsky, K. Kirchberg, R. Frischholz, Robust Face Detection Using the Hausdorff Distance, Audio and Video based Person Authentication - AVBPA 2001, pages 90-95. Springer, 2001..


  1. CVL Face Database

o       Source: this database is constructed by Peter Peer, Computer Vision Laboratory of the University of Ljubljana.

o       Purpose: this database can be used for face detection, feature detection, face recognition and 3D face modeling.

o       Properties:

Properties

Descriptions

# of subjects

114

# of images/videos

798

Static/Videos

Static

Single/Multiple faces

Single

Gray/Color

Color

Resolution

640*480

Face pose

Horizontal: -90, -45, 0, 45, 90

Facial expression

3 facial expressions: serious, smiling( showing teeth and showing no teeth)

Illumination

N/A

Accessories

N/A

3D data

N/A

Ground truth

N/A

        Reference: Please contact Peter Peer (Peter.peer@fri.uni-lj.si) and Computer Vision Laboratory of the University of Ljubljana for the database.



  1. NIST Mugshot Identification Database (MID)

o       Source: this database is constructed by the National  Institue of Standards and Technology.

o    Purpose: this database is primarily for use in development and testing of automated mugshot identification systems.

o       Properties:

Properties

Descriptions

# of subjects

1573 (1495 male and  78 female)

# of images/videos

3248

Static/Videos

Static

Single/Multiple faces

Single?

Gray/Color

Gray

Resolution

Varying in size from 1" - 21/2" in height

Face pose

front and profile

Facial expression

N/A

Illumination

N/A

Accessories

N/A

3D data

N/A

Ground truth

Subject identity


  1. The University of Oulu Physics-Based Face Database

o       Source: this database is collected at the Machine Vision and Media Processing Unit, University of Oulu.

o       Purpose: this database can be used for research in face recognition and color.

o       Properties:

Properties

Descriptions

# of subjects

125

# of images/videos

N/A (each person has 16 frontal views and an additional 16 if the person has glasses)

Static/Video

Static

Single/Multiple faces

Single

Gray/Color

Color

Resolution

428*569

Face pose

Minor various poses

Facial expression

N/A

Illumination

Four illuminants: Horizon, Incandescent, Fluorescent and Daylight.

Accessories

Glasses

3D data

N/A

Ground truth

N/A

        Reference: Please refer to the papsers "A physics-based face database for color research, Journal of Electronic Imaging Vol. 9 No. 1 pp.  32-38." and "Color correction of face images under different illuminants by RGB eigenfaces,  Proc. 2nd Audio- and Video-Based Biometric Person Authentication Conference (AVBPA99), March 22-23, Washington DC USA pp. 148-153."


  1. UCD Color Face Image (UCFI) Database

o       Source: this database is constructed by the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering, University College Dublin. The images are required form a wide variety of sources such as digital cameras, pictures scanned using photo-scanner, other face databases and the world wide web.

o       Purpose: this database is primarily to test new face detection algorithms using color information.

o       Properties:

Properties

Descriptions

# of subjects

N/A

# of images/videos

299

Static/Videos

Static

Single/Multiple faces

Single?

Gray/Color

Color

Resolution

Vaious

Face pose

Frontal, profile, intermediate, upright and rotated

Facial expression

Various

Illumination

Various

Accessories

Glasses, sunglasses, beards, moustaches

3D data

N/A

Ground truth

Hand segmantation