Facial Expression Research Group Database (FERG-DB)
Figure 1. Sample images from the database. Top row (left to right): character 'aia' with expression 'fear', character 'bonnie' with expression 'joy' and character 'jules' with expression 'disgust'. Bottom row (left to right): character 'malcolm' with expression 'sadness', character 'mery' with expression 'neutral' and character 'ray' with expression 'surprise'.
 

Database Description

Facial Expression Research Group Database (FERG-DB) is a database of stylized characters with annotated facial expressions. The database contains 55767 annotated face images of six stylized characters. The characters were modeled using the MAYA software and rendered out in 2D to create the images. More description about this database can be found in our paper.

 

Database Content

The database consists of facial expression images of six stylized characters (3 males and 3 females) - aia, bonnie, jules, malcolm, mery and ray. The images for each character are grouped into seven types of expressions - anger, disgust, fear, joy, neutral, sadness and surprise. Figure 1 shows a few sample images from our database.

 

Bibtex

If you use this dataset, please cite :


@inproceedings{aneja2016modeling,
  title={Modeling Stylized Character Expressions via Deep Learning},
  author={Aneja, Deepali and Colburn, Alex and Faigin, Gary and Shapiro, Linda and Mones, Barbara},
  booktitle={Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV 2016)},
  year={2016},
  organization={Springer}
}

 

Acknowledgement

We would like to thank Jamie Austad for creating our stylized character database. We would also like to thank the creators of the rigs we used in our project: mery (www.meryproject.com), ray (CGTarian Online School), malcolm (www.animSchool.com), aia and jules (www.animationmentor.com), and bonnie (Josh Sobel Rigs).

 

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