Publications

PhD Thesis

The Utility of Synthetic Images for Face Modelling and Its Application
Akshay Asthana
PhD Thesis, Research School of Engineering, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 2013.
[PDF] [ANU Link] *Thesis was accepted unconditionally and without any changes.


Journals

A Comprehensive Performance Evaluation of Deformable Face Tracking In-the-Wild
Grigorios Chrysos, Epameinondas Antonakos, Patrick Snape, Akshay Asthana, Stefanos Zafeiriou
International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV), accepted for publication, Pages 1–22, 2017.
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From Pixels to Response Maps: Discriminative Image Filtering for Face Alignment in the Wild
Akshay Asthana, Stefanos Zafeiriou, Georgios Tzimiropoulos, Shiyang Cheng and Maja Pantic
IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), Volume 37, Issue 6, Pages 1312-1320, IEEE, 2015.

Facial Performance Transfer via Deformable Models and Parametric Correspondence

Akshay Asthana, Miles de la Hunty, Abhinav Dhall and Roland Goecke
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), Volume 18, Issue 9, Pages 1511-1519, IEEE, 2012.

Regression Based Automatic Face Annotation for Deformable Model Building
Akshay Asthana, Simon Lucey and Roland Goecke.
Pattern Recognition (PR), Volume 44, Issues 10-11, Pages 2598-2613, Elsevier, 2011.


Top-Tier Conferences

Incremental Face Alignment in the Wild
Akshay Asthana, Stefanos Zafeiriou, Shiyang Cheng and Maja Pantic
In Proc. of IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2014), Columbus, Ohio, USA, June 2014.
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CLM-WILD: Real-Time Generic Face Tracker
Akshay Asthana, Shiyang Cheng, Jie Shen, Stefanos Zafeiriou and Maja Pantic.
Demo at IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2013), Sydney, Australia, December 2013.

Robust Discriminative Response Map Fitting with Constrained Local Models
Akshay Asthana, Stefanos Zafeiriou, Shiyang Cheng and Maja Pantic
In Proc. of IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2013), Portland, Oregon, USA, June 2013.
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Fully Automatic Pose-Invariant Face Recognition via 3D Pose Normalization
Akshay Asthana, Tim K. Marks, Michael J. Jones, Kinh H. Tieu and Rohith MV
In Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2011), Barcelona, Spain, November 2011.
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Learning Based Automatic Face Annotation for Arbitrary Poses and Expressions from Frontal Images Only.
Akshay Asthana, Roland Goecke, Novi Quadrianto and Tom Gedeon.
In Proc. of IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2009), Florida, USA, June 2009.


Conferences

Face Fiducial Detection by Consensus of Exemplars
Mallikarjun B R, Visesh Chari, Akshay Asthana, C V Jawahar
In Proc. of IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV 2016), NY, USA, March 2016

3D Facial Geometric Features For Constrained Local Models
Shiyang Cheng, Stefanos Zafeiriou, Akshay Asthana and Maja Pantic
In Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2014), Paris, France, October 2014.
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Hybrid Decision Forests for Prostate Segmentation in Multi-channel MR Images
Qinquan Gao, Akshay Asthana, Tong Tong, Yipeng Hu, Daniel Rueckert and Philip Eddie Edwards
In Proc. of International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2014)StockholmSweden, August 2014.
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Real-time generic face tracking in the wild with CUDA
Shiyang Cheng, Akshay Asthana, Stefanos Zafeiriou, Jie Shen and Maja Pantic
In Proc. of ACM Multimedia Systems Conference (MMSys 2014), Singapore, March 2014.
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Multi-scale Feature Learning on Pixel and Superpixel for Seminal Vesical MRI Segmentation
Qinquan Gao, Akshay Asthana, Tong Tong, Daniel Rueckert and Philip Eddie Edwards
In Proc. of SPIE Medical Imaging: Image processing (SPIE MI 2014), San Diego, California, USA, February 2014.
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Pose Normalization via Learned 2D Warping for Fully Automatic Face Recognition
Akshay Asthana, Michael J. Jones, Tim K. Marks, Kinh H. Tieu and Roland Goecke
In Proc. of British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC 2011), Dundee, Scotland, September 2011.
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Emotion Recognition Using Shape and Appearance Features
Abhinav Dhall, Akshay Asthana and Roland Goecke
2011 Facial Expression Recognition and Analysis Challenge (FERA 2011)
In Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face & Gesture Recognition (FG 2011), Santa Barbara, USA, March 2011
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A SSIM-Based Approach for Finding Similar Facial Expressions.

Abhinav Dhall, Akshay Asthana and Roland Goecke
International Workshop on Emotion Synthesis, rePresentation, and Analysis in Continuous spaces (EmoSPACE 2011)
In Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face & Gesture Recognition (FG 2011), Santa Barbara, USA, March 2011
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Facial Expression Based Automatic Album Creation.
Abhinav Dhall, Akshay Asthana and Roland Goecke
In Proc. of International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP 2010), Sydney, Australia, November 2010.
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Illumination and Expression Invariant Face Recognition Using SSIM Based Sparse Representation.

Asim Khwaja, Akshay Asthana and Roland Goecke.

In Proc. of International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2010), Istanbul, Turkey, August 2010.

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Linear Facial Expression Transfer With Active Appearance Models.

Miles de la Hunty, Akshay Asthana and Roland Goecke.

In Proc. of International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2010), Istanbul, Turkey, August 2010.

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Learning-based Face Synthesis for Pose-Robust Recognition from Single Image.

Akshay Asthana, Conrad Sanderson, Tom Gedeon and Roland Goecke.

In Proc. of British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC 2009), London, UK, September 2009.

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Evaluating AAM Fitting Methods for Facial Expression Recognition.

Akshay Asthana, Jason Saragih, Michael Wagner and Roland Goecke.

In Proc. of International Conference on Affective Computing & Intelligent Interaction (ACII 2009), Netherlands, September 2009.

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Automatic Frontal Face Annotation and AAM Building for Arbitrary Expressions from a Single Frontal Image Only.

Akshay Asthana, Asim Khwaja and Roland Goecke.

In Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2009), Cairo, Egypt, November 2009.

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A Hybrid Fuzzy Approach for Human Eye Gaze Pattern Recognition.
Dingyun Zhu, Sumudu Mendis, Tom Gedeon, Akshay Asthana and Roland Goecke.
In Proc. of International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP 2008), Auckland, New Zealand, November 2008.
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A Comparative Study of 2D and 3D Lip Tracking Methods for AV ASR.

Roland Goecke and Akshay Asthana.

In Proc. of International Conference on Auditory-Visual Speech Processing (AVSP 2008), Moreton Island, Australia, September 2008.

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Visual Vehicle Egomotion Estimation using the Fourier- Mellin Transform.

Roland Goecke, Akshay Asthana and Lars Petersson.

In Proc. of IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IEEE IV 2007), Istanbul, Turkey, June 2007.

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