Unconstrained Ear Recognition Challenge – Call for Participants

We are organizing the 1st Unconstrained Ear Recognition Challenge as part of the 2017 International Joint Conference on Biometrics (IJCB 2017). The goal of the challenge is to advance the state-of-technology in the field of automatic ear recognition, to provide participants with a challenging research problem and introduce a benchmark dataset and protocol for assessing […]

Paper on robust depth imaging published in Sensors

Our paper on robust depth imaging that introduces a novel 3D sensor was accepted and published in Sensors (SCI IF 2015: 2.033). The paper is published under the Open-Access model and freely available online from HERE. KRAVANJA, Jaka, ŽGANEC, Mario, ŽGANEC GROS, Jerneja, DOBRIŠEK, Simon, ŠTRUC, Vitomir. Robust depth image acquisition using modulated pattern projection […]

Annotated Web Ears (AWE) dataset available

The Annotated Web Ears (AWE) dataset is now available for download from the Resources page. Annotated Web Ears (AWE) is a dataset of ear images gathered from the web and in the current form contains 1000 ear images of 100 distinct subjects. The dataset was collected for the goal of studying unconstrained ear recognition and […]

Three papers accepted for ERK 2016

Three papers were accepted for presentation at the 25th International Electrotechnical and Computer Science Conference (ERK) 2016. The paper from Janez Križaj was accepted for a long oral presentation: Janez Križaj, Simon Dobrišek, France Mihelič, Vitomir Štruc, “Facial Landmark Localization from 3D Images”, ERK 2016, while two papers were accepted for short orals: Sebastjan Fabijan, […]