Can I Recognize My Body’s Weight? The Influence of Shape and Texture on the Perception of Self. I Piryankova, J Stefanucci, J Romero, S de la Rosa, M Black, B Mohler.

Date: September 2014. Source: ACM Transactions on Applied Perception, Vol. 11, No. 3, Article 13. Abstract: The goal of this research was to investigate women’s sensitivity to changes in their perceived weight by altering the body mass index (BMI) of the participants’ personalized avatars displayed on a large-screen immersive display. We created the personalized avatars…

Towards an enhanced ERP speller based on the visual processing of face familiarity. SK Yeom; S Fazli; KR Müller; SW Lee.

Date: August 2014 Source: Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2014 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE in Chicago. Abstract. In this study, a novel P300 based brain-computer interface (BCI) system using random set presentation pattern and employing the effect of face familiarity has been proposed and developed. While the effect of face…

Learning to Rank the Severity of Unrepaired Cleft Lip Nasal Deformity on 3D Mesh Data. J Wu, R Tse, LG Shapiro.

Date: August 2014. Source: Int. Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR) 2014, Stockholm, Sweden. © IEEE. Pages 460-464. Abstract: Cleft lip is a birth defect that results in deformity of the upper lip and nose. Its severity is widely variable and the results of treatment are influenced by the initial deformity. Objective assessment of severity would…

Perceptual differences between men and women: A 3D facial morphometric perspective. S Gilani, A Mian.

Date: August 2014 Source: Int. Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR) 2014, Stockholm, Sweden. © IEEE. pp 2413 – 2418. Abstract: Understanding the features employed by the human visual system in gender classification is considered a critical step towards improving machine based gender classification systems. We propose the use of 3D Euclidean and geodesic distances between…

Lower Lateral Cartilage Repositioning Objective Analysis Using 3-Dimensional Imaging. A Bared, A Rashan, B Caughlin, D Toriumi.

Date: Jul-Aug 2014 Source: JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery, 16(4):261-7. Importance. In recent years, with the advent of 3-dimensional (3D) imaging techniques, it has become possible to objectively measure rhinoplasty results. However, few studies have used 3D imaging software to assess postoperative rhinoplasty results of the nasal tip. Objective. To analyze nasal tip volumes of patients…

The validity of 3dMDvultus in predicting soft tissue morphology following orthognathic surgery. Rehan Ullah.

Date: July 2014. Source: British Association of Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons (BAOMS) Meeting 2014, Edinburgh, United Kingdom. Presentation: The validity of 3dMDvultus in predicting soft tissue morphology following orthognathic surgery. Presenter: Rehan Ullah.

Analysis of Digital Measures of Cranial Vault Asymmetry for Assessment of Plagiocephaly. G Skolnick, S Naidoo, K Patel, A Woo.

Date: July 2014. Source: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 25(4):1178-82. Background: Deformational plagiocephaly (DP) is an asymmetry of the skull caused by extrinsic compression. With the advent of the Back to Sleep campaign, DP is of increased interest to parents and healthcare providers. Traditionally, this asymmetry has been assessed by caliper measurements. However, little consensus exists…

Positional Plagiocephaly: Experience with a Passive Orthotic Mattress. P Sillifant, P Vaiude, S Bruce, D Quirk, A Sinha, S Burn, D Richardson, C Duncan.

Date: July 2014. Source: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 25(4):1365-8. Abstract: Positional plagiocephaly (deformational or occipital plagiocephaly) is the most common head-shape deformity, which is presented to specialist craniofacial units. The aim of management is to reduce pressure on the affected area in the expectation that brain growth will drive normalization of the head shape. Current…

Quantitative Evaluation of the Facial Morphology of a Tolteca Figurine from Mexico using Geometric Morphometric Approaches. JM Starbuck.

Date: June 2014. Source: International Journal of Morphology. Volume 32, Number 2, pp 499–509. Summary: Morphometric approaches can be combined with 2D or 3D imaging to quantitatively evaluate craniofacial medical conditions depicted in material culture and to learn more about the culture being studied. A terra-cotta figurine (circa 500 A.D.) from the Tolteca culture of…