I'm fascinated with AI. And I'm currently exploring Face Recognition. :-)
Okay, I have a few questions, and I shall number them, to make it easier for you all to reference it when giving me another fab solution ;-)
1) How realistic is a Java app that does this:
>Using a photo of someone, automatically generate a basic 3D version of the persons head (just from the photo).
2) What APIs (other than the most obvious: Java3D, SWING, AWT, etc) would be required to achieve such as task?
3) How would the application detect the size and distance of the eyes, etc, automatically? I'm guessing that it would use the change in shade, etc, to estimate what's what? If so, surely this isn't a very good methd of doing so.. Just using change in shadows? However, I can't think of any other methods ... anyone? :-) What sort of methods are used by government face recognition apps?
4) Any decent articles on Face Recognition that is worth a look?
Thanks in advance! ;-)