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Automatic landmark location on human skulls

Craniofacial Superimposition

Published on September 13, 2021

Craniofacial landmarks provide the base for forensic ID methods like facial comparison but their location is a manual and time-consuming task, whose results and accuracy are largely defined by the experience of the expert placing them.


Posest-SFO: automatic skull-face overlay

Craniofacial Superimposition

Published on September 16, 2020

Skeleton·ID has the ability of creating a skull-face overlay (SFO) automatically, provided four or more corresponding landmarks have been located on both the photograph and the skull. This article provides an overview of the technology behind this feature. 


Understanding camera parameters

Craniofacial Superimposition

Published on November 29, 2019

Performing craniofacial superimposition involves superimposing a 3D model of a skull over an ante-mortem photo showing the face of a certain person. The analyst carrying out the task aims to have the skull overlaying the face of the subject by matching its position, pose and size.