Head-image Soft Biometric Database (HSBD)


The Head-image Soft Biometric Database (HSBD) consists of head images captured using 2 different DSLR cameras. It has head-images for 103 subjects. This database contains no facial informations and include some angular movements. The database also includes the ground truth annotations of the head in the acquired head-image.

The database can be downloaded from the following link.

Head-imageSoft Biometric Database (HSBD) (2.10 GB) (CRC32: 6CD5276C, MD5: C07C618F3026126C8D4409DD331EED3B)

To obtain the password for the compressed file, email the duly filled license agreement to databases@iab-rubric.org with the subject line "License agreement for Head-image Soft Biometric Database (HSBD)"
NOTE: The license agreement has to be signed by someone having the legal authority to sign on behalf of the institute, such as the head of the institution or registrar. If a license agreement is signed by someone else, it will not be processed further.

This database is available only for research and educational purpose and not for any commercial use. If you use the database in any publications or reports, you must refer to the following papers:

  • A. Malhotra, R. Singh, M. Vatsa, and V. M. Patel. Person Authentication using Head Images, In IEEE Winter Conference on Application of Computer Vision(WACV), 2018.