Institute for Interdisciplinary Identity Sciences (I3S)

Research Focus 

  • Synthetic Face Age-Progression from Digital Images
  • Automatic Age Estimation and Classification
  • Automatic Gender Classification and Race Determination from Face Images
  • Template Aging for Face Recognition
  • Mobile Platform Biometric Solutions
  • Very Dense Face Landmarking / Annotation
  • Face and Facial Feature Tracking in Video
  • CASIS, Center for Advanced Studies in Identity Sciences 

Student Research 

  • Rachel Cramer, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, "L1-Regularized Support Vector Machines for Soft Biometric Classification", November 2011.
  • Brian Bullard, Department of Computer Science, “Automatic Face Detection and Image Tagging in a Social Networking Structure”, December 2010. 
  • Fernando Schiefelbein, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, “Robust Facial Age-Estimation using Advanced Statistical Techniques”, April 2010. 
  • Maurice Benson, Department of Computer Science, “Using 3D Video Game Feedback and Artificial Neural Networks to Elicit and Classify Valid Event Related Potentials for a Brain Computer Interface”, April 2010.
  • Luu Khoa, Department of Computer Science, Concordia University, Montreal Canada, “Automatic-Photorealistic Facial-Aging of Children Derived from Familial Evidence”, September 2009.
  • M. Moran Parker, “Academic Research Computing”, October 2009.
  • William Shipman, Department of Computer Science, “Unifying Mobile Devices, the Internet, and Emergency Management Services via Short/Multimedia Messaging Services”, December 2008. 
  • Yi Chen, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, “QTL Detection from Stochastic Process by Bayesian Hierarchical Regression Model”, December 2007. 
  • Ryan Wilkins, Department of Computer Science, “Neurocognitive Inspired Hierarchical Face Recognition System, July 2007. 
  • Kathleen Karlon, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, “Time Series Competition Among Three Sophisticated Paradigms”, June 2006.
  •  Tamirat Tesafaye, Department of Computer Science, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, “Impact of Face Image Currency on Recognition Rates of the Eigenface Algorithm,” June 2005.
  • Yeusheng Zhia, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC, “Time Series Forecasting Competition Among Three Sophisticated Paradigms,” May 2005.