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The Multi-Demographic Retouched Faces (MDRF) database has a total of 3600 images, where 1200 belong to original class and 2400 belong to retouched class; 1200 belong to each of the Caucasian, East Asian, and South Asian classes; and 1800 each to the male and female classes. Human responses to the task of detecting retouching in a subset of these images have also been included. The shared folder includes all the Caucasian images and instructions and resources for the other two origin groups.
The goal here is to analyze the effects of retouching on faces from different demographics and test performance of retouching detection algorithms.
This includes a database of Nigerian face images, that was collected by the Biometrics Vision and Computing (BVC) group at the University of Nigeria in 2018. The BVC group through the University of Nigeria retains ownership and copyright of the BVC-face-poses dataset. The BVC-face data is distributed via the University of Notre Dame.
This data set is a non-sequestered partition of the VII-Q dataset, and it contains 4466 near-infrared (NIR) images of 203 distinct eyes (103 left and 100 right eyes) of 144 distinct human subjects.
All data is de-identified. Assembly of this data set was supported by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology.
The BVC-UNN-face data set was collected by the Biometrics Vision and Computing (BVC) group at the University of Nigeria. It includes a database of face images of Nigerians.
The BVC group through the University of Nigeria retains ownership and copyright of the BVC-UNN-face dataset. This data is distributed via the University of Notre Dame upon receipt of a properly executed copy of the license agreement.
For details on publishable images, please click here.
This dataset contains images of 575 subjects who identified as Caucasian female, with a total of 6,669 images, and of 687 subjects who identified as Caucasian male, with a total of 8,419 images.
This dataset may be useful for studying accuracy differences across female / male demographics.
Data Type: RGB Face Video, Pulse waveforms and Heart rate, Approximate Download Size: 7 TB
This dataset overlaps with DDPM specifically for remote pulse detection. It consists of losslessly compressed RGB videos and ground truth pulse waveforms and heart rate (HR) for 86 subjects. The data was collected in an interview scenario with subjects freely moving, talking, and exhibiting facial expressions. Each video lasts around 10 minutes, recorded at 90 frames-per-second giving several million visible-light frames at 1920x1080 resolution. Pulse data was interpolated to the video sampling rate, such that each frame has a waveform and HR pair. Subject metadata describing age, gender, race, and ethnicity is included. Predefined train, validation, and test splits are also included to compare with results presented in the original paper . Download of this dataset requires an account on Globus.org.
Data Type: Video with corresponding force plate data , Approximate Download Size: 20 GB
This dataset consists of videos of 89 female athletes performing 582 evaluative jumps for the purpose of predicting ACL injury risk. The dataset includes three videos from different angles for each jump as well as force plate data. For more information please see the detailed description HERE.
Data Type: Visible Face Images, Approximate Download Size: 4.2 GB
The TIM test includes a total of 675 images organized into 225 image triads. The triads comprise two image of the same identity and one image of a different identity. The task is to select the odd-one-out (i.e., the image of the different identity). The images were sampled from the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Challenge and show frontal view of faces with variation in illumination, expression, and subject appearance (hair, accessories). The age of the subjects can be estimated assuming that the photos were taken in between 2004 and 2005.
Data Type: RGB Face Video, NIR Face Video, LWIR Face Video, Pulse waveforms, Heart rate, Approximate Download Size: 12 TB
The Deception Detection and Physiological Monitoring (DDPM) dataset captures an interview scenario in which the interviewee attempts to deceive the interviewer on selected responses. The interviewee is recorded in RGB, near-infrared, and long-wave infrared, along with cardiac pulse, blood oxygenation, and audio. After collection, data were annotated for interviewer/interviewee, curated, ground-truthed, and organized into train/test parts for a set of canonical deception detection experiments. The dataset contains almost 13 hours of recordings of 70 subjects, and over 8 million visible-light, near-infrared, and thermal video frames, along with appropriate meta, audio, and pulse oximeter data. Download of this dataset requires an account on Globus.org.
Data Type: IR Iris Still, Approximate Download Size: 2.7 GB
The NDIris3D dataset contains a total of 6,850 images: 3,488 images acquired by LG4000, and 3,362 images acquired by AD100 from the same 89 subjects with and without textured contact lenses, and for varying illumination setups in both LG4000 and AD100 sensors. The dataset may be used in research on iris presentation attack detection (especially related to application of photometric stereo in PAD), or to assess the impact of contact lenses on matching performance. Note: the NDIris3D dataset is part of the larger LivDet-Iris 2020 test set. If you plan to test you algorithms with Notre Dame’s part of the LivDet-Iris 2020 benchmark, use NDIris3D appropriately to make fair comparisons with the LivDet competition winner (e.g., do not use NDIris3D in training).
Data Type: IR Iris Still, Approximate Download Size: 2.4 GB
This database offers iris images (with and without contact lenses) of the same eyes captured shortly one after another with illumination coming from two different locations. 5,796 iris images in total were acquired by the LG IrisAccess 4000 sensor from 119 subjects. This set is divided into four subsets used in the experiments: (a) 1,800 images of irises wearing regular (with dot-like pattern) textured contact lenses, as shown in Fig. 6a in the wAcv 2019 paper; (b) 864 images of irises wearing irregular (without dot-like pattern) textured contact lenses, as shown in Fig. 6b in the WACV 2019 paper; (c) 1,728 images of irises wearing clear contact lenses (without any visible pattern), and (d) 1,404 images of authentic irises without any contact.
Data Type: Video
Approximate Download Size: 3.3 GB
The VBOLO dataset was collected in several sessions, at various checkpoints within public transportation facilities such as tunnels, bridges, and hallways. These capture environments include different camera mount heights and depression angles, illuminations, backgrounds, resolutions, pedestrian poses, and distractors. This dataset provides a good scenario for the facial ReID problem. This dataset uses a small set of known individuals - ``actors'', who move in and out of the surveillance cameras' fields of view, together with the unknown persons denoted as ``distractors''. The ``actors'' change clothing randomly between each ``appearance'' in a camera's field of view.
Compared to a typical body-based ReID dataset, which has only a few images for each subject, the VBOLO dataset has a large number of annotations for each subject from consecutive video frames, which mimic a real scenario for surveillance tracking and detection. This is significantly challenging for matching, because: 1) Faces change size significantly e.g. , from 12x12 to 150x150) and exhibit significant pose variations as well. 2) The cameras supplying the probe and gallery images may have different resolutions and points of view.
Advances in image restoration and enhancement techniques have led to discussion about how such algorithms can be applied as a pre-processing step to improve automatic visual recognition. In principle, techniques like deblurring and super-resolution should yield improvements by de-emphasizing noise and increasing signal in an input image. But the historically divergent goals of computational photography and visual recognition communities have created a significant need for more work in this direction. To facilitate new research, we introduce a new benchmark dataset called UG^2, which contains three difficult real-world scenarios: uncontrolled videos taken by UAVs and manned gliders, as well as controlled videos taken on the ground.
Data Type: Synthetic Face Images, 3D Head Models, Approximate Download Size: 211 GB
The dataset contains two types of data:
1. A set of 3D head models (.abs files) and their corresponding 2D RGB registration image (.ppm files), obtained using a Konica-Minolta ‘Vivid 910’ 3D scanner, of real identities (subjects), either Male or Female in gender, and Caucasian or Asian in ethnicity.
2. A set of RGB face images, masked faces without context and background 800x600 in size, of fully synthetic subjects (identities) that do not exist in reality. The synthetic identities are generated by consistent sampling of facial parts from face images of different real identities, sampled from, either Male or Female in gender, and Caucasian or Asian in ethnicity.
Since all the identities in this dataset are synthetic, i.e. they do not exist, they can be used freely without any privacy concerns. These synthetic face images were generated using Python and OpenGL, with minimal training, and can be used as – (1) supplemental training data to train CNNs, (2) additional distractor face images in the gallery for face verification experiments.