Proceedings of the 2015 Conference of the International Fuzzy Systems Association and the European Society for Fuzzy Logic and Technology

Modeling the consistency between the bony and facial chin outline in craniofacial superimposition

Authors
Carmen Campomanes-Alvarez, Oscar Ibanez, Oscar Cordon
Corresponding Author
Carmen Campomanes-Alvarez
Available Online June 2015.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ifsa-eusflat-15.2015.230How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Craniofacial superimposition, Decision making, Computer vision, Soft computing, Spatial relations.
Abstract
Craniofacial superimposition is a forensic identification method involving the overlay of a skull over the available ante-mortem photographs of a candidate missing person face and the subsequent analysis of their anatomical correspondence. Within this process, the decision making stage focuses on determining the degree of support of being the same person or not based on the analysis of some criteria assessing the skull-face morphological correspondence. That decision is usually obtained in a non automatic and subjective way. We aim to automate the decision making process using computer vision and soft computing methods to assist the forensic anthropologist. In this work, we present a first approach to model one of the criteria followed by forensic experts: the analysis of the consistency of bony and facial chin outlines. We show some preliminary results over 82 skull-face overlay instances and discuss future research directions.
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