KaoKore Dataset

by Yingtao TianCC-BY-SA

KaoKore Dataset

KaoKore is a novel dataset of face images from Japanese illustrations along with multiple labels for each face, derived from the Collection of Facial Expressions. KaoKore dataset is build based on the Collection of Facial Expressions, which results from an effort by the ROIS-DS Center for Open Data in the Humanities (CODH) that has been publicly available since 2018. It provides a dataset of cropped face images extracted from Japanese artworks publicly available from National Institute of Japanese Literature, Kyoto University Rare Materials Digital Archive and Keio University Media Center from the Late Muromachi Period (16th century) to the Early Edo Period (17th century) to facilitate research into art history, especially the study of artistic style. It also provides corresponding metadata annotated by researchers with domain expertise. KaoKore dataset contains 5552 image files, each being an color (RGB) image of size 256 x 256 as well as two sets of labels gender and social status.

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