Monday, June 30, 2008

Image Forensics: Augmenting video restoration & enhancement with a forensic artist

The math, science, and technology used in video forensic filtering and forensic video analysis can work minor, and sometimes major, miracles. However, it is not "the be all and end all", as the saying goes. This article in Forensic Magazine uses an actual case to show where a professional forensic artist was able to use knowledge of human physiology and such to generate a full frontal facial drawing of a suspect from a single frame of a security camera video taken at from the standard elevated position. Let's hear it for the liberal art majors!

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