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Similarity Based Retrieval from a 3D Human Database



Afzal A. Godil, Sanford P. Ressler


In this paper, we describe a framework for similarity based retrieval from a 3D human database. Our technique is based on both body and head shape representation and retrieval based on similarity of both of them. The 3D human database used in our study is the CAESAR anthropometric database and there are around 5000 bodies. Furthermore, we have developed a web based interface for specifying the queries and to interact with the retrieval system. We have seen that our approach performs the similarity based retrieval in reasonable amount of time and seems to be a practical approach.
Siggraph 2005 Poster


3D search, body and head shape descriptor, humban database, retrieval, similarity


Godil, A. and Ressler, S. (2005), Similarity Based Retrieval from a 3D Human Database, Siggraph 2005 Poster, [online], (Accessed June 24, 2024)


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Created August 1, 2005, Updated February 19, 2017