TR#396: LAFTER: A Real-time Face and Lips Face Tracker with Facial Expression Recognition

Nuria Oliver, Sandy Pentland and Francois Berard

Appears in the Proceedings of CVPR'97, S.Juan, Puerto Rico, June97

This paper describes a real-time system for finding and tracking a human face and mouth, and recognizing mouth shapes that correlate with internal states such as happiness or sadness. It has been tested on hundreds of users and demonstrated extremely reliable and accurate performance.