Publications

Books and Chapters

  1. Ricanek, K.; Sethuram, A.; Patterson E.K.; Albert, A.M.; and Boone E.L. (2009) Craniofacial aging. In: Wiley Handbook of Science and Technology for Homeland Security. J.G. Voeller (Ed.), John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Hoboken, NJ. http://mrw.interscience.wiley.com/emrw/9780470087923/hns/article/hhs2671/curent/pdf.
  2. Woodard, D. L., Ricanek, K. (2009) Iris Databases. In: Biometrics Encyclopedia, Stan Z. Li (Ed.), New York, NY: Biometrics Encyclopedia, Springer.
  3. Dozier, G., Savvides, M., Bryant, K., Ricanek, K., Woodard, D. L. (2009) Developing Iris Templates via Bit Inconsistency and GRIT. In Biometrics Encyclopedia, Stan Z. Li (Ed.), New York, NY: Biometrics Encyclopedia, Springer.
  4. Albert A.M., Sethuram, A.,Ricanek, K. (2011) Implications of Adult Facial Aging Factors on Biometrics. in Biometrics – Unique and Diverse Applications in Nature, Science, and Technology, Vienna, Austria, 978-953-307-187-9, Intech April 2011.

Technical Reports and White Papers

  1. A. Midori Albert and Karl Ricanek Jr, “Adult Diachronic Facial Aging Considerations Pertinent to Computer Automated Face Recognition Research,” September 2008.
  2. E.K. Patterson, K. Ricanek, and A.M. Albert, “Models and Techniques for Facial Aging of Digital Images of Adults,” Dyncorp International Technical Report, March 2006.
  3. A.M. Albert, K. Ricanek, and E.K. Patterson, “The Aging Adult Skull and Face: A Critical Update to the Review of the Literature on Factors and Processes of Change Focusing on Interaction Between Bodyweight, Facial Fat, and Aging,” Dyncorp International Technical Report, April 2006.
  4. K. Ricanek, E.K. Patterson, and A.M. Albert, “Age-Related Morphological Changes: Effects on Facial Recognition Technologies,” UNCW Technical Report, CALL #WRG FSC-$, 2004.
  5. A.M. Albert, K. Ricanek, and E.K. Patterson, “The Aging Adult Skull and Face: A Review of the Literature and Report on Factors and Processes of Change,” UNCW Internal Technical Report, UNCW Technical Report, CALL #WRG FSC-A, 2004.
  6. M. Albert, K. Ricanek, and E. Patterson, “The Aging Adult Skull and Face: A Review of the Literature and Report on Factors and Processes of Change”, Technical Report, Dyncorp, July 2004.
  7. K. Ricanek, E. Patterson, and M. Albert, “Age Related Morphological Changes: Effects on Facial Recognition Technologies”, White Paper for Dept. of Defense, July 2003.

Full Referred Articles

  1. A. Alford, C. Hansen, G. Dozier, K. Bryant, J. Kelly, T. Abegaz, K. Ricanek, D.L. Woodard, “GEC-Based Multi-Biometric Fusion”, in the Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, New Orleans, LA, June 5 – 8, 2011. (to appear)
  2. A. Alford, K. Popplewell, G. Dozier, K. Bryant, J. Kelly, J. Adams, T. Abegaz, J. Shelton, K. Ricanek, D.L. Woodard, “A Comparison of GEC-Based Feature Selection and Weighting for Multimodal Biometric Recognition”, in the Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, New Orleans, LA, June 5 – 8, 2011. (to appear)
  3. T. Abegaz, G. Dozier, K. Bryant, J. Adams, J. Shelton, K. Ricanek, D. L. Woodard, “SSGA and EDA Based Feature Selection and Weighting for Face Recognition”, in the Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, New Orleans, LA, June 5 – 8, 2011. (to appear)
  4. J. Shelton, G. Dozier, K. Bryant, L. Smalls, J. Adams, K. Popplewell, T. Abegaz, D. L. Woodard, K. Ricanek, “A Comparison of Genetic and Evolutionary Feature Extraction Methods for Facial Recognition”, in the Proceedings of the International Conference on Genetic and Evolutionary Methods (GEM 2011), Las Vegas, NV July 18 – 21, 2011. (to appear)
  5. A. Alford, K. Popplewell, G. Dozier, K. Bryant, J. Kelly, J. Adams, T. Abegz, J. Shelton, D. L. Woodard, K. Ricanek, “Hybrid GEC-Based Techniques for Multi-Biometric Recognition” in the Proceedings of the International Conference on Genetic and Evolutionary Methods (GEM 2011), Las Vegas, NV, July 18 – 21, 2011. (to appear)
  6. T. Abegaz, G. Dozier, K. Bryant, J. Adams, V. McLean, J. Shelton, A. Alford, K. Ricanek, D.L. Woodard, “Applying GEC in Feature Selection and Weighting for LBP, oLBP, and Eigenface”, in the Proceedings of the International Conference on Genetic and Evolutionary Methods (GEM 2011), Las Vegas, NV, July 18 – 21, 2011. (to appear)
  7. Chi Nhan Duong, Kha Gia Quach, Khoa Luu, Hoai Bac Le, Karl Ricanek, “Fine Tuning Age-estimation with Global and Local Facial Features”, in the Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Prague, Czech Republic, May 24, 2011. (to appear)
  8. Wankou Yang, Cuixian Chen, Karl Ricanek, Changyin Sun, “Ensemble of Global and Local Features for Face Age Estimation”, in the Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Neural Networks (ISSN), Guilin, China, May 2011. (to appear)
  9. Wankou Yang, Amrutha Sethuram, Eric Patterson, Karl Ricanek, Changyin Sun, “Gender Classification using the Profile”, in the Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Neural Networks (ISSN), Guilin, China, May 2011. (to appear)
  10. Yaw Chang, Yishi Wang, Karl Ricanek, Cuixian Chenc, “Feature Selection For Improved Automatic Gender Classification”, in the Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop Computational Intelligence in Biometrics and Identity Management, Paris, France, April 2011.
  11. T. Tabegaz, J. Shelton, G. Dozier, K. Bryant, D. Woodard, Karl Ricanek, “Hybrid GAs for Eigen-Based Facial Recognition”, in the Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop Computational Intelligence in Biometrics and Identity Management, Paris, France, April 2011.
  12. Cuixian Chen, Wankou Yang, Yishi Wang, Karl Ricanek, Khoa Luu, “Facial Feature Fusion and Model Selection for Age Estimation”, in the Proceedings of the IEEE Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG 2011), Santa Barbara, CA, March 21, 2011.
  13. E. L. Boone, S.J. Simmons, K Ricanek, “A Bayesian Method for the Detection of Epistasis in Quantitative Trait Loci using Markov Chain Monte Carlo Model Composition with Restricted Model Spaces”, in the Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence (ICAART 2011), Rome, Italy, January 28, 2011.
  14. A. Midori Albert and Karl Ricanek Jr., “The use of 3dMD surface imaging technology in forensic face identity research at I2SIS”, Journal of Forensic Technology Review, vol. 1 no 1, pp 4 – 9, January 2011. (www.forensics-news.com/report1/)
  15. Karl Ricanek Jr., “Dissecting Human Identity”, IEEE Computer Magazine, vol. 44 no 1, pp 96 – 97, January 2011.
  16. Wankou Yang, Changyin Sun, Lei Zhang, Karl Ricanek, “Laplacian Bidirectional PCA for Face Recognition, in the Journal of Neurocomputing Letters, Elsevier, vol 74, issues 1-3, pp 486-493, December 2010.
  17. Yishi Wang, Karl Ricanek, Cuixian Chen, Yaw Chang, “Gender Classification from Infants to Seniors”, in the Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications, and Systems (BTAS), Washington, D.C., September, 2010.
  18. Yishi Wang, Karl Ricanek, Cuixian Chen, Yaw Chang, “Manifold Learning for Gender Classification”, in the Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, (ICCARV 10) Singapore, December 7, 2010.
  19. Khoa Luu, Tien Dai Bui, Ching Y. Suen, Karl Ricanek, “Combined Local and Holistic Facial Features for Age-Determination”, in the Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICCARV 10), Singapore, December 7, 2010.
  20. Karl Ricanek Jr, Marios Savvides, Damon L. Woodard, Gerry Dozier, “Unconstrained Biometric Identification: Emerging Technologies”, IEEE Computer Magazine, vol. 43 no 3, pp 56 – 62, February 2010.
  21. Guodong Gou, Gouwang Mu, Karl Ricanek, “Cross-Age Face Recognition on A Very Large Database: The Performance Versus Age Intervals and Improvement Using Soft Biometric Traits”, in the Proceedings of IAPR 20th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2010), Istanbul Turkey, August. 2010.
  22. K. Luu, T. D. Bui, C. Y. Suen, K. Ricanek, “Spectral Regression based Age Determination”, IEEE Computer Society Workshop on Biometrics, in association with the 23th IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2010), San Francisco, June. 2010.
  23. Amrutha Sethuram, Karl Ricanek, Eric Patterson, “A Hierarchical Approach to Facial Aging”, in the Proceedings of IEEE Computer Society Workshop on AMFG, in association with the 23th IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2010), San Francisco, June. 2010.
  24. Cuixian Chen, Yaw Chang, Karl Ricanek, Yishi Wang, “Face Age Estimation Using Model Selection”, in the Proceedings of IEEE Computer Society Workshop on AMFG, in association with the 23th IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2010), San Francisco, June. 2010.
  25. Susan J. Simmons, Ann E. Stapleton, Fang Fang, Qijun Fang, and Karl Ricanek, “Bayesian Hierarchical Models to Identify Quantitative Trait Loci Using Replicated Lines”, in the Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, 2010.
  26. Susan J. Simmons, Fang Fang, Qijun Fang, Karl Ricanek, “Markov Chain Monte Carlo Model Composition Search Strategy for Quantitative Trait Loci in a Bayesian Hierarchical Model”, in the Proceedings of International Conference on Biological Science and Engineering, Rio de Janerio, Brazil, March 2010.
  27. Karl Ricanek, “Hierarchical Face Age-Estimation Algorithm Using Informed Facial Features”, in the Proceedings of 19th Annual International ANNIE, St. Louis, MO, November 2009.
  28. Allen Rawls and Karl Ricanek, “MORPH: Development and Optimization of a Longitudinal Age Progression Face Database”, in the Proceedings of the International Conference on Biometric Identity and Management, Madrid Spain, September, 2009.
  29. Khoa Luu, Ching Y. Suen, Tien D. Bui, Karl Ricanek, “Automatic Child-Face Age-Progression Based on Heritability Factors of Familial Faces”, in the Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Biometrics, Identity and Security (Bids), Tampa, Fl, September, 2009.
  30. Khoa Luu, Karl Ricanek, Tien D. Bui, Ching Y. Suen, “Age Estimation using Active Appearance Models and Support Vector Machine Regression”, in the Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications, and Systems (BTAS), Washington, D.C., September, 2009.
  31. Eric Patterson, Amurtha Sethuram, Karl Ricanek, Fred Bingham, “Improvements in Active Appearance Models Synthetic Age Progression for Adult Aging”, in the Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications, and Systems (BTAS), Washington, D.C., September, 2009.
  32. Karl Ricanek, Yishi Wang, Ciuxen Chen and Susan J. Simmons, “Generalized Multi-Ethnic Age Estimation”, in the Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications, and Systems (BTAS), Washington, D.C., September, 2009.
  33. A. Sethuram, E. Patterson, K. Ricanek, and A. Rawls, “Improvements and Performance Evaluation Concerning Synthetic Age Progression and Face Recognition Affected by Adult Aging”, in the Proceedings of the Third IAPR International Conference on Biometrics (ICB), Sardinia Italy, June 2009.
  34. Karl Ricanek Jr, Eric Patterson, and Amrutha Sethuram, “Diachronic Review of Facial Aging: Mechanisms and Algorithms”, in the Proceedings of the First IEEE International Workshop on Robust Biometrics: Understanding the Science and Technology (ROBUST), Waikiki, Hawaii, October 2008.
  35. Khoa Luu, K. Ricanek Jr, T.D. Bui, and C.Y. Suen, “The Burlington Familial Face Database: A Longitudinal Study of Family-based Growth and Development on Face Recognition”, in the Proceedings of the First IEEE International Workshop on Robust Biometrics: Understanding the Science and Technology (ROBUST), Waikiki, Hawaii, October 2008.
  36. Eric Patterson, Mathew Ratliff, and Karl Ricanek Jr, “Facial Micro-expressions Identification”, in the Proceedings of the First IEEE International Workshop on Robust Biometrics: Understanding the Science and Technology (ROBUST), Waikiki, Hawaii, October 2008.
  37. Phillip J. Whisenhunt, Karl Ricanek Jr, “A Look at Biometrics Focused in Iris Recognition”, in the Proceedings of the Eighth IASTED International Conference on Visualization, Imaging, and Image Processing, ACTA Press, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, September 2008.
  38. Susan Simmonds, Devrim Unay, Karl Ricanek Jr, Bernard Gosselin, “Random Forests Versus Support Vector Machines: Stem and Calyx Classification for Jonagold Apples”, in the Proceedings of the Eighth IASTED International Conference on Visualization, Imaging, and Image Processing, ACTA Press, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, September 2008.
  39. A. Midori Albert and Karl Ricanek, Jr., “The MORPH Database: Investigating the Effects of Adult Craniofacial Aging on Automated Face-Recognition Technology”, Journal of Forensic Science Communications, Research and Technology, Volume 10, No. 2, April 2008, http://www.fbi.gov/hq/lab/fsc/backissu/april2008/research/2008_04_research02.htm
  40. C. Pearson, S. Simmons, K. Ricanek, and E. Boone, “Comparative Analysis of a Hierarchical Bayesian Method for Quantitative Trait Loci Analysis for the Arabidopsis Thaliana”, Pattern Recognition in Bioinformatics, Second IAPR International Workshop, Singapore, October 2007.
  41. E. Patterson, A. Sethuram, M. Albert, K. Ricanek, and M. King, “Aspects of Age Variation in Facial Morphology Affecting Biometrics,” Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications, and Systems (BTAS 07), Washington, D.C., September, 2007.
  42. E. Patterson, A. Sethuram, M. Albert, and K. Ricanek, “Comparison of Synthetic Face Aging to Age Progression by Forensic Sketch Artist,” Proceedings of the Seventh IASTED International Conference on Visualization, Imaging, and Image Processing, ACTA Press, pages 247-252, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, August, 2007.
  43. K. Ricanek, R.B. Wilkins, A. Sethuram, and E. Patterson, “A Novel Cognitive-Psychology Based Face Recognition System for Improved Identification Rates for the Problem of Age-Progression” Proceedings of the Seventh IASTED International Conference on Visualization, Imaging, and Image Processing, ACTA Press, pages 289-294, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, August, 2007.
  44. E. Boone, K. Ricanek, and S. Simmons, “Quantitative Trait Loci Analysis Using a Bayesian Framework”, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, pp 1217-1220, Orlando FL, August 12-17, 2007.
  45. Midori Albert, Jr., Karl Ricanek and Eric Patterson, A review of the literature on the aging adult skull and face: Implications for forensic science research and applications, Journal of Forensic Science International, 16 April 2007, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/B6T6W-4NH6N87-4/2/32387a10f5d792b909910ac112f32a6c).
  46. E. Patterson, K. Ricanek, M. Albert, and E. Boone, “Automatic Representation of Adult Aging in Facial Images” Proc. 6th IASTED International Conference on Visualization, Imaging, and Image Processing, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, August 2006, pp 171-176.
  47. K. Ricanek, E. Boone, and E. Patterson, “Craniofacial Aging on the Eigenface Biometric”, Proc. 6th International Association of Science and Technology for Development International Conference on Visualization, Imaging, and Image Processing, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, August 2006, pp 249-253.
  48. Yusheng Zhai, Kathleen Karlon, Karl Ricanek, and Edward Boone, “An Assessment of Dynamic Linear Modeling and Artificial Neural Networks Against the M3 Forecasting Competition”, Hawaiian International Conference on Statistics, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 2006. (electronic dissemination only; no page numbers issued)
  49. Karl Ricanek, Jr. and Tamirat Tesafaye, “MORPH: A Longitudinal Image Database of Normal Adult Age-Progression”, IEEE 7th International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, Southampton, UK, April 2006, pp 341-345.
  50. K. Ricanek and E. Boone, “The Effect of Normal Adult Aging on Standard PCA Face Recognition Accuracy Rates,” International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Montreal, Canada, July 2005, pp 2018-2023.
  51. K. Ricanek, and E. Boone, “Landmark Based Statistical Measures for Face Recognition,” Hawaiian International Conference on Statistics, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 2005. (electronic dissemination only; no page numbers issued)
  52. M. C. King, G. L. Lebby, K. Ricanek Jr., “Context Realization Utilizing Hierarchical Mutually Exclusive Neural Experts”, SCI 2001/ISAS 2001, VOLUME XVI, International Conference on Information Systems Analysis and Synthesis, World Multi-conference on Systemics, Cybernetics And Informatics: Concepts And Applications, Vol. 16, July 22-25, 2001.
  53. M.C. King, G.L. Lebby, and K. Ricanek, “A Dialog Control Strategy Using a Hierarchical Controller of Mutually Exclusive Neural Experts,” IASTED International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing, Cancun, Mexico, 21-24 May 2001.
  54. K. Heywood, G.L. Lebby, K. Ricanek, “Hopfield Like Networks for Pattern Recognition with Applications to Face Recognition”, International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, July 10-16 1999.
  55. K. Ricanek, G.L. Lebby, F.J. Ricanek, J.H. Kim, “Hybrid Hopfield Network for Pattern Recognition and Face Recognition”, IASTED International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 1999.
  56. Karl Ricanek, Jung Kim, Gary L. Lebby, “Biologically Inspired Object Recognition in a Multi-context Scene,” IASTED ACS, May 26, 1998.
  57. Karl Ricanek, Michael Cooke, and Gary L. Lebby, “A Theory: Cellular Powered Electric Vehicle”, International Conference on Advances in Vehicle Control and Safety, Amiens, France, July 1, 1998.
  58. K. Ricanek, A. Homaifar, G. Lebby, “Genetic Algorithm Composes Music”, In Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth Southeastern Symposium on System Theory, Tuscaloosa, AL. March 7-9, 1993, pp. 223-227.