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 2017

Markov Chain Monte Carlo for Automated Face Image Analysis [pdf]
Sandro Schönborn, Bernhard Egger, Andreas Morel-Forster and Thomas Vetter
International Journal of Computer Vision
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11263-016-0967-5

 2016

Probabilistic Compositional Active Basis Models for Robust Pattern Recognition [pdf]
Adam Kortylewski and Thomas Vetter
IN: British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), September 2016

Occlusion-aware 3D Morphable Face Models [data] [pdf]
Bernhard Egger, Andreas Schneider, Clemens Blumer, Andreas Morel-Forster, Sandro Schönborn, Thomas Vetter
IN: British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), September 2016

Gaussian Process Morphable Models [pdf]
Marcel Luethi, Christoph Jud, Thomas Gerig and Thomas Vetter
IN: ArXiv e-prints, March 2016
http://arxiv.org/format/1603.07254v1

Copula Eigenfaces - Semiparametric Principal Component Analysis for Facial Appearance Modeling [pdf]
Bernhard Egger*, Dinu Kaufmann*, Sandro Schönborn, Volker Roth and Thomas Vetter
*These authors contributed equally to this work.
IN: 11th International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (GRAPP), February 27-29, 2016
http://dx.doi.org/10.5220/0005718800480056

Changing the Personality of a Face: Perceived Big Two and Big Five Personality Factors Modeled in Real Photographs. [pdf]
Mirella Walker and Thomas Vetter
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Vol 110(4), Apr 2016, 609-624.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000064

 2015

Implicit Boundary Learning for Connectomics [pdf]
Tobias Maier and Thomas Vetter
IN: 18th International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing (ICIAP), September 2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-23231-7_4

Multiview Reconstruction of Organic Shapes [pdf]
Jasenko Živanov and Thomas Vetter
IN: British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), September 2015
https://dx.doi.org/10.5244/C.29.157

Background Modeling for Generative Image Models [pdf]
Sandro Schönborn, Bernhard Egger, Andreas Forster, and Thomas Vetter
Computer Vision and Image Understanding, Vol. 136, July 2015, pp. 117-127.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cviu.2015.01.008

Automated Analysis of Spine Dynamics on live CA1 Pyramidal Cells [pdf]
Clemens Blumer, Cyprien Vivien, Christel Genoud, Alberto Perez-Alvarez, J. Simon Wiegert, Thomas Vetter, and Thomas G. Oertner
Medical Image Analysis, Volume 19, Issue 1, January 2015, Pages 87--97
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.media.2014.09.004

 2014

Unsupervised Footwear Impression Analysis and Retrieval from Crime Scene Data [pdf]
Adam Kortylewski, Thomas Albrecht, Thomas Vetter
IN: ACCV 2014, Singapore, November 1 - 5.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-16628-5_46

A Statistical Shape Model of the Human Second Cervical Vertebra [pdf]
Marine Clogenson, John M. Duff, Marcel Luethi, Marc Levivier, Reto Meuli, Charles Baur, Simon Henein
IN: International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, October 2014
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11548-014-1121-x

Spatially Varying Registration using Gaussian Processes [pdf]
Thomas Gerig, Kamal Shahim, Mauricio Reyes, Thomas Vetter and Marcel Lüthi
IN: MICCAI 2014, Boston, USA, September 14 - 18.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-10470-6_52

Pose Normalization for Eye Gaze Estimation and Facial Attribute Description from Still Images [pdf]
Bernhard Egger, Sandro Schönborn, Andreas Forster and Thomas Vetter
IN: 36th German Conference of Pattern Recognition, Münster, Germany, September 2-5, 2014.
DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-11752-2_25

Using object probabilities in deformable model fitting [pdf]
Christoph Jud and Thomas Vetter. IN: 22nd International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR). IEEE, August 24 - 28, 2014.
DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICPR.2014.570

Variational Image Registration Using Inhomogeneous Regularization [pdf] 
Jud, Christoph; Lüthi, Marcel; Albrecht, Thomas; Schönborn, Sandro and Vetter, Thomas
Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision, Volume 48, 12 February 2014
DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10851-014-0497-0

 2013

A unified approach to shape model fitting and non-rigid registration [paper]  [slides]
Marcel Lüthi, Christoph Jud and Thomas Vetter
 IN: Prceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Machine Learning in Medical Imaging, LNCS 8184, pp.66-73 Nagoya, Japan, September 2013
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-02267-3_9

Posterior Shape Models [pdf]
Thomas Albrecht, Marcel Lüthi, Thomas Gerig and Thomas Vetter
Medical Image Analysis: Volume 17, Issue 8, December 2013, Pages 959 -- 973
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.media.2013.05.010

Human Face Shape Analysis under Spherical Harmonics Illumination Considering Self Occlusion [pdf]
Zivanov, Jasenko;Forster, Andreas; Schönborn, Sandro and Vetter, Thomas;
 IN: ICB-2013, 6th International Conference on Biometrics, June 4 - 7, 2013 Madrid, Spain
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICB.2013.6612967

A Monte Carlo Strategy to Integrate Detection and Model-Based Face Analysis [pdf]
Sandro Schönborn, Andreas Forster, Bernhard Egger and Thomas Vetter
 IN: Proceedings of the 35th German Conference of Pattern Recognition, GCPR 2013, Saarbrücken, Germany, September 3-6, LNCS Volume 8142, 2013, pp 101-110 .
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-40602-7_11

Finite Element Surface Registration Incorporating Curvature, Volume Preservation, and Statistical Model Information [pdf]
Thomas Albrecht, Andreas Dedner, Marcel Lüthi and Thomas Vetter
Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine: Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 674273, 14 pages
DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/674273

 2012

Automatic Fracture Reduction [pdf]
Thomas Albrecht and Thomas Vetter
 IN: Mesh Processing in Medical Image Analysis 2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2012, Volume 7599/2012, 22-29, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-33463-4_3 (BEST PAPER AWARD)

The Correlation between Anterior Tooth Form and Gender - A 3D Analysis in Humans. [pdf]
D. Horvath, Philipp G. Wegstein, Marcel Lüthi, Markus B. Blatz
European Journal of Esthetic Dentistry, Vol 7, No 3, Page 334-343

Statismo - A framework for PCA based statistical models. [pdf]
Marcel Lüthi., Remi Blanc, Thomas Albrecht ,Tobias Gass, Orcan Goksel,Philippe Büchler,Michael Kistler, Habib Bousleiman, Mauricio Reyes, Philippe Cattin,Thomas Vetter
The Insight Journal - 2012 January-December. http://hdl.handle.net/10380/3371

Wavelet Reduced Support Vector Regression for Efficient and Robust Head Pose Estimation [pdf]
Matthias Rätsch, Philip Quick, Patrik Huber, Tatjana Frank, and Thomas Vetter
 IN: Proceedings of the Ninth Conference on Computer and Robot Vision (CRV 2012), Toronto, Canada, June 2012

A Shape Prior-Based MRF Model for 3D Masseter Muscle Segmentation [pdf]
Tahir Majeed ; Ketut Fundana ; Marcel Lüthi ; Jörg Beinemann ; Philippe Cattin
 IN: SPIE Medical Imaging 2011, San Diego, USA. SPIE doi:10.1117/12.910925

Using a Flexibility Constrained 3D Statistical Shape Model for Robust MRF-Based Segmentation [pdf]
Majeed, T., Fundana, K., Lüthi, M., Kiriyanthan, S., Beinemann, J., Cattin, P.
 IN: IEEE Computer Society Workshop on Mathematical Methods in Biomedical Image Analysis (MMBIA) Breckenridge, CO January 2012

 2011

Fluorescence Image Segmentation by using Digitally Reconstructed Fluorescence Images [pdf]
Clemens Blumer , Cyprien Vivien , Thomas G. Oertner and Thomas Vetter
 IN: Proceedings ICSB 2011 Workshop on Microscopic Image Analysis with Applications in Biology (MIAAB), Heidelberg, 2. September 2011.

Using Landmarks as a Deformation Prior for Hybrid Image Registration [pdf]
Marcel Lüthi, Christoph Jud and Thomas Vetter
 IN: Proceedings DAGM'11: 33nd Annual Symposium of the German Association for Pattern Recognition, Frankfurt, August 2011

Optimal Landmark Detection using Shape Models and Branch and Bound [pdf]
Brian Amberg and Thomas Vetter
 IN: Proceedings ICCV'11: International Conference on Computer Vision, Barcelona, Spain, November 2011

Graphtrack: Faster than realtime tracking in videos [pdf]
Brian Amberg and Thomas Vetter
 IN: Proceedings CVPR'11, Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Colorado Springs, USA, June 2011

Efficient object tracking by condentional and cascaded image sensing [pdf]
Matthias Rätsch , Clemens Blumer, Thomas Vetter and Gerd Teschke
 Comput. Stand. Interfaces (2011), doi:10.1016/j.csi.2011.02.001

Missing facial parts computed by a morphable model and transferred directly to a polyamide laser-sintered prosthesis: an innovation study [pdf]
A.A. Mueller , P. Paysan, R. Schumacher, H.-F. Zeilhofer, B.-I. Berg-Boerner, J. Maurer, T. Vetter, E. Schkommodau, P. Juergens, K. Schwenzer-Zimmerer
  British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Vol 49:8 (2011) pp e67-e71

Universals and Cultural Differences in Forming Personality Trait Judgments From Faces [pdf]
Mirella Walker, Fang Jiang, Thomas Vetter, and Sabine Sczesny
 Social Psychological and Personality Science 2011 - spp.sagepub.com -- DOI: 10.1177/1948550611402519

 2010

Toward Image-Based Facial Hair Modeling [pdf]
Tomas Lay Herrrera, Arno Zinke, Andreas Weber, and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings of the 26th Spring Conference on Computer Graphics (SCCG 2010), May 2010

Local Regression based Statistical Model Fitting [pdf]
Matthias Amberg, Marcel Lüthi, and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings DAGM'10: 32nd Annual Symposium of the German Association for Pattern Recognition, Darmstadt 2010

Image Segmentation with a Statistical Appearance Model and a Generic Mumford-Shah Inspired Outside Model [pdf]
Thomas Albrecht and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings DAGM'10: 32nd Annual Symposium of the German Association for Pattern Recognition, Darmstadt 2010

3D Cascaded Condensation Tracking for Multiple Objects [pdf]
Rätsch, Matthias; Blumer,Clemens; Teschke,Gerd and Vetter, Thomas;
  IN: Proceedings Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition and Application, SPPRA'10, pp 361-368. Innsbruck, Austria. 2010.

  2009

Coarse-to-fine Particle Filters for Multi-Object Human Computer Interaction [pdf]
Rätsch, Matthias; Blumer,Clemens; Teschke,Gerd and Vetter, Thomas;
  IN: IEEE Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems: IDAACS'09, pp 440-445, Rende, Italy. 2009.

Weight, Sex, and Facial Expressions: On the Manipulation of Attributes in Generative 3D Face Models [pdf]
Brian Amberg, Pascal Paysan and Thomas Vetter
  IN:Proceedings of ISVC'09, 5th International Symposium on Visual Computing, Las Vegas, USA, November 2009

Portraits made to measure: Manipulating social judgments about individuals with a statistical face model. [pdf]
Mirella Walker and Thomas Vetter
Journal of Vision, 9(11):12, 1-13, 2009, http://journalofvision.org/9/11/12/, doi:10.1167/9.11.12.

Building Shape Models from Lousy Data [pdf]
Marcel Lüthi, Thomas Albrecht, and Thomas Vetter
  IN:Proceedings of MICCAI 2009 the 12th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention, September 2009 in London, UK.

Probabilistic Modeling and Visualization of the Flexibility in Morphable Models [pdf]
Marcel Lüthi, Thomas Albrecht and Thomas Vetter
  IN:Proceedings of the Thirteenth IMA Conference on, Mathematics of Surfaces 2009, LNCS 5654,pp. 251-264, University of York, UK 7th - 9th September 2009

Face Reconstruction from Skull Shapes and Physical Attributes [pdf]
Pascal Paysan, Marcel Lüthi, Thomas Albrecht, Anita Lerch, Brian Amberg, Francesco Santini, and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings DAGM'09: 31st Pattern Recognition Symposium, Jena 2009. (DAGM Award)

A 3D Face Model for Pose and Illumination Invariant Face Recognition [pdf]
Pascal Paysan, Reinhard Knothe, Brian Amberg, Sami Romdhani and Thomas Vetter
  IN:Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal based Surveillance (AVSS) for Security, Safety and Monitoring in Smart Environments Genova (Italy) - September 2-4, 2009

On Compositional Image Alignment, with an Application to Active Appearance Models [pdf] / [poster]
Brian Amberg, Andrew Blake and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings of International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, CVPR'09, Miami, USA 2009.

Facial Normal Map Capture using Four Lights [pdf]
Jasenko Zivanov, Pascal Paysan and Thomas Vetter
  IN:Proceedings of GRAPP 2009, International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications, Lisboa Portugal, February 5-9, 2009. (best student paper award)

  2008

A hierarchical, multi-resolution approach for model-based skull-segmentation in MRI volumes. [pdf]
Marcel Lüthi, Anita Lerch, Thomas Albrecht, Zdzislaw Krol and Thomas Vetter
  IN:Conference Proceedings 3D-Physiological Human, Zermat Switzerland, December, 2008.

Expression Invariant 3D Face Recognition with a Morphable Model [pdf]
Brian Amberg, Reinhard Knothe and Thomas Vetter
  IN: IEEE Proceedings FG2008: 8th International Conference Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September17-19, 2008.

Modeling the Remaining Flexibility of Partially Fixed Statistical Shape Models [pdf]
Thomas Albrecht, Reinhard Knothe and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Workshop on the Mathematical Foundations of Computational Anatomy, MFCA'08, New York, USA, September 6, 2008.

Wavelet Frame Accelerated Reduced Support Vector Machines [pdf]
Matthias Rätsch, Gerd Teschke, Sami Romdhani, and Thomas Vetter
IEEE Transactions on Image Processing Vol. 17 No. 12, December 2008 pp 2456--2464

A Statistical Deformation Prior for Non-Rigid Image and Shape Registration [pdf]
Thomas Albrecht, Marcel Luthi and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings of International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, CVPR'08, Anchorage, USA 2008.

SHREC'08 Entry: Shape Based Face Recognition with a Morphable Model [pdf]
Brian Amberg, Reinhard Knothe and Thomas Vetter
  IN: SMI'08, Shape Modeling International, NY, USA 2008.

  2007

Reconstructing High Quality Face-Surfaces using Model Based Stereo [pdf]
Brian Amberg, Andrew Blake, Andrew Fitzgibbon, Sami Romdhani and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings ICCV 2007 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Curvature Guided Level Set Registration using Adaptive Finite Elements [pdf]
Andreas Dedner, Marcel Lüthi, Thomas Albrecht and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings DAGM'07: 29th Pattern Recognition Symposium, Heidelberg 2007.

Navigating in a Shape Space of Registered Models [pdf]
Randall C Smith, Richard Pawlicki, Istvan Kokai, Jörg Finger, and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Conference proceedings IEEE Visualization 2007.

Example-Based Conceptual Styling Framework for Automotive Shapes [more]
Istvan Kokai, Jörg Finger, Randall C Smith, Richard Pawlicki and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings EUROGRAPHICS Workshop on Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modeling (2007).

3D Probabilistic Feature Point Model for Object Detection and Recognition [pdf]
Sami Romdhani and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings of International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, CVPR'07, Minneapolis, USA 2007.

Optimal Step Nonrigid ICP Algorithms for Surface Registration [pdf]
Brian Amberg, Sami Romdhani and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings of International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, CVPR'07, Minneapolis, USA 2007.

Skin Detail Analysis for Face Recognition [pdf]
Jean-Sebastien Pierrard and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings of International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, CVPR'07, Minneapolis, USA 2007.

Curvature Guided Surface Registration using Level Sets [pdf] or [Technical report]
Marcel Lüthi, Thomas Albrecht and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings of the CARS 2007, 21st Congress on Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, Berlin, Germany, June 27- 30, 2007.

3D Reconstruction of Human Faces from Occluding Contours [pdf]
Michael Keller, Reinhard Knothe and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings of the Mirage 2007, INRIA Rocquencourt, France ,March 28-30, 2007.

  2006

Face Recognition Using 3D Models: Pose and Illumination [pdf]
Sami Romdhani, Jeffrey Ho, Thomas Vetter and David Kriegmann
Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol.94, No.11, November 2006

Registration of Expressions Data using a 3D Morphable Model [pdf]
Curzio Basso, Pascal Paysan and Thomas Vetter
  IN: IEEE Proceedings FG2006: 7th International Conference Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, Southampton, UK, April 10-12 2006

Combining PCA and LFA for Surface Reconstruction from a Sparse Set of Control Points [pdf]
Reinhard Knothe, Sami Romdhani and Thomas Vetter
  IN: IEEE Proceedings FG2006: 7th International Conference Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, FG2006 Southampton, UK, April 10-12 2006

  2005

Over-complete Wavelet Approximation of a Support Vector Machine for Efficient Classification. [pdf]
Matthias Rätsch, Sami Romdhani, Gerd Teschke and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings DAGM'05: 27th Pattern Recognition Symposium, Wien 2005.

Face Recognition based on Frontal Views generated from Non-Frontal Images. [pdf]
Volker Blanz, Patrick Grother, Jonathon Phillips and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings of International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, CVPR'05, San Diego, USA 2005.

Estimating 3D Shape and Texture Using Pixel Intensity, Edges, Specular Highlights, Texture Constraints and a Prior. [pdf]
Sami Romdhani and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings of International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, CVPR'05, San Diego, USA 2005.

Statistically Motivated 3D Faces Reconstruction. [pdf]
Curzio Basso and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Reconstruction of Soft Facial Parts, BKA Research Series, 31(2), Luchterhand Publishers 17-18 March 2005, Remagen, Germany 2005.

  2004

Efficient Face Detection by a Cascaded Support Vector Machine using Haar-like Features. [pdf]
Matthias Rätsch, Sami Romhani and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings DAGM'04: 26th Pattern Recognition Symposium, Tübingen 2004.

A Statistical Method for Robust 3D Surface Reconstruction from Sparse Data. [pdf]
Volker Blanz, Albert Mehl, Thomas Vetter and Hans-Peter Seidel
  IN: International Symposium on 3D Data Processing, Visualization and Transmission, Thessaloniki, Greece 2004.

Exchanging Faces in Images. [pdf]
Volker Blanz, Kristina Scherbaum, Thomas Vetter and Hans-Peter Seidel
  IN: Proceedings Eurographics04, M.-P. Cani and M. Slater (Eds), Grenoble, France 2004 (best paper award).

  2003

Face Recognition Based on Fitting a 3D Morphable Model. [pdf]
Volker Blanz and Thomas Vetter
  IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence 2003, 25(9).

Reanimating Faces in Images and Video. [more]
Volker Blanz, Curzio Basso, Tomaso Poggio and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings of EUROGRAPHICS, Granada, Spain 2003 (best paper award).

Regularized 3D Morphable Models. [pdf]
Curzio Basso,Volker Blanz and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Workshop on Higher-Level Knowledge in 3D Modeling and Motion Analysis at ICCV, Nice 2003.

Efficient, Robust and Accurate Fitting of a 3D Morphable Model. [pdf]
Sami Romdhani and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision 2003, 59-66.

  2002

Reconstructing the Complete 3D Shape of Faces from Partial Information. [pdf]
Volker Blanz and Thomas Vetter
  it+ti - Informationstechnik und Technische Informatik 2002, 44, 295-302.

Face Identification by Matching a 3D Morphable Model using Linear Shape and Texture Error Functions. [more]
Sami Romdhani, Volker Blanz and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Vision 2002, 4, 3-19.

Face Identification across different Poses and Illumination with a 3D Morphable Model. [pdf] [ps.gz]
Volker Blanz, Sami Romdhani and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition 2002, 202-207.

  2001

Prototype-referenced shape encoding revealed by high-level aftereffects. [pdf]
David A. Leopold, Alice O'Toole, Thomas Vetter & Volker Blanz
  Nature Neuroscience 2001, 4(1) 89-94.
see also coverage by Nature Neuroscience 4(1). News and Views

Categorization by Learning and Combining Object Parts. [pdf]
Bernd Heisele, Thomas Serre, Massimiliano Pontil, Thomas Vetter and Tomaso Poggio
  IN: Proceedings NIPS 2001.

  2000

The face typicality-recognizability relationship: Encoding or retrieval locus? [pdf]
Kenneth A. Deffenbacher, John Johanson, Thomas Vetter, & Alice J. O'Toole
  Memory and Cognition 2000, 28, 1173-1182.

On the other side of the mean: The perception of dissimilarity in human faces.
Volker Blanz, Alice J. O'Toole, Thomas Vetter and Heather A. Wild
  Perception 2000, 29(8) 885-891.

Face Reconstruction Using a Small Set of Feature Points. [pdf]
Bon-Woo Hwang, Volker Blanz, Thomas Vetter, Seong-Whan Lee
  IN: Proceedings Biologically Motivated Computer Vision 2000, 308-315.

Face Reconstruction from a Small Number of Feature Points. [pdf]
Bon-Woo Hwang, Volker Blanz, Thomas Vetter, Seong-Whan Lee
  IN: Proceedings ICPR 2000, 842-845.

  1999

3D Shape and 2D Surface Textures of Human Faces: The role of "averages" in attractiveness and age. [pdf]
Alice J. O'Toole, Theodore Price, Thomas Vetter, James C. Bartlett & Volker Blanz
  Image and Vision Computing Journal 1999, 18, 9-19.

Three-dimensional shape and two-dimensional surface reflectance contributions to face recognition: An application of three-dimensional morphing. [pdf]
Alice J. O'Toole, Thomas Vetter & Volker Blanz
  IN: Vision Research 1999, 39, 3145-3155.

A Morphable Model for the Synthesis of 3D Faces. [more]
Volker Blanz and Thomas Vetter
  IN: SIGGRAPH'99 Conference Proceedings, 187-194. (Impact Paper Award)

3D-Reconstruction of Faces: Combining Stereo with Class-Based Knowledge. [pdf]
Christian Wallraven, Volker Blanz and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings of Mustererkennung 1999, Springer-Verlag, 405-412.

  1998

Synthesis of novel views from a single face image. [pdf]
Thomas Vetter  
  IN: International Journal of Computer Vision 1998, 28(2), 103-116.

Facial aging, attractiveness, and distinctiveness.
Kenneth A. Deffenbacher, Thomas Vetter, John Johanson and Alice J. O'Toole
  IN: Perception 1998, 27, 1233-1243.

Estimating Coloured 3D Face Models from Single Images: An Example Based Approach. [pdf]
Thomas Vetter and Volker Blanz
  IN: Proceedings: Computer Vision ECCV'98 --Freiburg, Germany, 499-513, Springer, LNCS 1407.

A Face Specific Similarity Measure for Image Coding and Synthesis.
Alexa I. Ruppertsberg, Thomas Vetter and Heinrich H. Bülthoff
  IN: Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 1998, 39(4), 173, Fort Lauderdale, USA.

Effects of shape and texture on the perceptual categorization of gender in faces.
Fiona Newell, Isabelle Bülthoff, Thomas Vetter and Heinrich H. Bülthoff
  IN: Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 39(4), p 173, Fort Lauderdale, USA.

The face typicality-recognizability relationship: encoding or retrieval locus?
Kenneth A. Deffenbacher, John Johanson, Thomas Vetter and Alice J. O'Toole
  IN: Proceedings Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Dallas, TX 1998.

Gender perception of 3-D head laser scans.
Isabelle Bülthoff, Fiona Newell, Thomas Vetter and Heinrich H. Bülthoff
  IN: Proceesings European Conference on Visual Perception, Perception, 27 Supplement, 127, Oxford, UK 1998.

  1997

Linear Object Classes and Image Synthesis from a Single Example Image. [pdf]
Thomas Vetter and Tomaso Poggio
  IN: IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence 1997, 19(7), 733-742.

Top-down learning of low-level vision tasks. [pdf]
Michael J. Jones, Pawan Sinha, Thomas Vetter and Tomaso Poggio
  IN: Current Biology 1997, 7(12), 991-994.

Three-dimensional caricatures of human heads: Distinctiveness and the perception of facial age.
Alice J. O'Toole, Thomas Vetter, Harald Volz and Elizabeth M. Salter
  IN: Perception 1997, 26, 719-732.

Separation of texture and shape in images of faces for image coding and synthesis. [pdf]
Thomas Vetter and Nikolaus F. Troje
  IN: Journal of the Optical Society of America 1997, 14(9), 2152-2161.

Sex classification is better with three-dimensional head structure than with texture.
Alice J. O'Toole, Thomas Vetter, Nikolaus F. Toje and Heinrich H. Bülthoff
  IN: Perception 1997, 26, 75-84.

A bootstrapping algorithm for learning linear models of object classes. [ps.gz]    [pdf]
Thomas Vetter, Michael J. Jones and Tomaso Poggio
  IN: IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition -- CVPR'97, 40-46, Puerto Rico, USA 1997.

Recognizing faces from a new viewpoint. [pdf]
Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings IEEE--ICASSP97 Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, 1, 139-144.

Generalization to Novel Views from a Single Face Image.
Thomas Vetter and Volker Blanz
  IN: Proceedings: 3D Image Analysis and Synthesis'97 --Erlangen, 43-50, infix, Sankt Augustin 1997.

Automated Face Morphing and Image Based Modeling of Faces.
Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings Imagina'97, 131-138, INA Monaco 1997.

Caricatures of three-dimensional human heads: As we get older do we get more distinct?
Alice J. O'Toole, Thomas Vetter, Harald Volz and Elizabeth M. Salter
  IN: Proceedings ARVO'97, Abstract 4662.

3D Facial Caricatures: Distinctiveness and the Perception of Face Age.
Alice O'Toole, Thomas Vetter, Harald Volz and Elizabeth M. Salter
  IN: Proceedings 38th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Phila, PA. (Abstract 156).

Relation of Facial Caricature to Aging, Attractiveness and Distinctiveness Effects.
Kenneth A. Deffenbacher, Thomas Vetter, John Johanson and Alice J. O'Toole
  IN: Proceedings 38th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Phila, PA. (Abstract 155).

  1996

Ein `Bootstrapping Algorithmus' zum Erlernen eines linearisierten Objektklassen-Modells.
Thomas Vetter
  IN: Aktives Sehen in technischen und biologischen Systemen, Proceedings in Artificial Intelligence, 4, 182-185, Infix, Sankt Augustin.

Image synthesis from a single example image.
Thomas Vetter and Tomaso Poggio
  IN: Proceedings ECCV'96, Cambridge UK. Springer, LNCS 1065.

Learning novel views to a single face image.
Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings ICANN96, Springer, LNCS 1112, 715-719.

Comparing of View-Based Object Recognition Algorithms Using Realistic 3D Models. [pdf]
Volker Blanz, Berhhard Schölkopf, Heinrich H. Bülthoff, Chris Burges, Vladimir Vapnik and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings ICANN96, Springer, LNCS 1112, 251-256.

Novel Views of a Single Face Image.
Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings Mustererkennung 1996, Springer, 161-168. 

Pixel-based versus correspondence-based representations of human faces: Implications for sexual discrimination.
Thomas Vetter and Nikolaus F. Troje
  IN: Proceedings ECVP'96, Strasbourg 1996.

Classifying faces by sex is moore accurate with 3D shape information than with texture. 
Alice J. O'Toole, Thomas Vetter, Nikolaus F. Toje and Heinrich H. Bülthoff
  IN: ProceedingsARVO'96, Abstract 840.

  1995

View-based Models of 3D Object Recognition: Invariance to imaging transformations. [pdf]
Thomas Vetter, Anya Hurlbert and Tomaso Poggio
  IN: Cerebral Cortex 1995, 5(3), 261-269.

Face recognition across large changes in viewpoint. 
Alice J. O'Toole, Heinrich H. Bülthoff, Nikolaus F. Toje and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings of the International Workshop on Automatic Face- and Gesture-Recognition, 326-331, Zurich. 

Separation of texture and two-dimensional shape in images of human faces.
Thomas Vetter and Nikolaus F. Troje
  IN: Mustererkennung 1995, Springer, Reihe Informatik aktuell, 118-125. 

What object attributes determine canonical views? 
Volker Blanz, Thomas Vetter, Heinrich H. Bülthoff and Michael J. Tarr
  IN: Proceedings ECVP'95 Tübingen (August 1995). 

An early vision model for 3D object recognition.
Thomas Vetter
  IN: 1. Fachtagung der Gesellschaft für Kognitionswissenschaften, Freiburg. 

  1994

Symmetric 3D objects are an easy case for 2D object recognition. [pdf]
Thomas Vetter and Tomaso Poggio
  IN: Spatial Vision 1994, 8(4), 443-453.

The importance of symmetry and virtual views in three-dimensional object recognition.
Thomas Vetter, Tomaso Poggio and Heinrich H. Bülthoff
  IN: Current Biology 1994, 4(1), 18-23.

  1992

Cable Properties of Arborized Retzius Cells of the Leech in Culture as Probed by Voltage-Sensitive Dye. [pdf]
Peter Fromherz and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 1992, 89, 2041-2045.

  1991

A Neuron-Silicon Junction: A Retzius Cell of the Leech on an Insulated-Gate Field-Effect Transistor. 
[pdf]
Peter Fromherz, Andreas Offenhausser, Thomas Vetter and Jürgen Weis
Science 1991, 252, 1290-1293.

Propagation of Voltage Transients in Arborized Neurites of Retzius Cells of the Leech in Culture. 
Peter Fromherz and Thomas Vetter
Zeitschrift für Naturforschung 1991, 46c, 687-696.

Guided outgrowth of leech neurons in culture. [pdf]
Peter Fromherz, Herbert Schaden and Thomas Vetter
Neuroscience Letters 1991, 129, 77-80. 

Fluorescent Dyes as Probes of Voltage Transients in Neuron Membranes.
Peter Fromherz, Karl-Heinz Dambacher, Heinz Ephardt, Armin Lambacher, Carsten Olaf Müller, Ralf Neigl, Herbert Schaden, Oliver Schenk and Thomas Vetter
  IN: Berichte der Bunsen-Gesellschaft - Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 1991, 1333-1345.


  1990