If you just want to try out Stasm on a Windows system,
there are two easy options.
(These are self installing programs.
They can be easily uninstalled
by running the included uninstaller,
or from "Control Panel | Add or Remove Programs", leaving no trace on your system):
You might also like to try
This utility "thatcherizes" the face in the webcam.
Wikipedia article for details.
This software was used by the BBC in
Bang Goes The Theory.)
The algorithms used by Stasm are described in my master's thesis
"Locating Facial Features with Active Shape Models"
(about 2.5 MBytes) and in this ECCV 2008 paper
"Locating Facial Features With An Extended Active Shape Model"
which summarizes the master's thesis.
If you want to build Stasm or create your own models, download the
source code (about 18 MBytes). This can be compiled with any of
The download includes data giving the positions of manual landmarks but does not include the face images --- see the database links below to get those.
Last updated Dec 13, 2010.
Note that the links in the text above point to these files.
Research source code (you don't need this)
The training and testing image databases used by Stasm are as follows.
The latter four are links to third party sites.
The manual landmarking data for these datasets is also included in the Stasm source code.
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