The Near Infrared Face Database is for research in automatic near infra-red facial images analysis.


I agree with following items.
  • to cite the following conference paper in any paper of mine or my collaborators that makes any use of the database. The reference is:
    * S L Happy, A. Dasgupta, A. George and A. Routray, “A Video Database of Human Faces under Nea Infra-Red Illumination for Human Computer Interaction Applications,” in IEEE Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Intelligent Human Computer Interaction, Kharagpur, India, 2012.
  • to use the images for research purposes only. I will not use the database for any commercial use, sale, or distribution of any kind.
  • not to provide the images to second parties.
  • if I reproduce images in electronic or print media, to use only those from the following subjects with proper citation of the published paper.
    sub 3, sub 4, sub 11, sub 16, sub 22, sub 26, sub 31, sub 32, sub 37, sub 38, sub 41, sub 48

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