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The Japanese Female Facial Expression (JAFFE) Dataset (DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3451524)

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If you do not follow these instructions your request will be rejected.

The JAFFE images may be used only for non-commercial scientific research.

Any other use requires advance approval.

The following are not allowed:

  • Redistribution of any part or whole, or derivatives of the JAFFE dataset (incl. via Github, Kaggle, Colaboratory etc.)
  • Posting JAFFE images on the web and social media
  • Public exhibition of JAFFE images in museums/galleries etc.
  • Broadcast in the mass media (tv shows, films, etc.)

n.b. Please contact us beforehand if there are any questions or uncertainties about the terms of use. 

The source of the images must be acknowledged by citing the following article:

Michael J. Lyons, Miyuki Kamachi, Jiro Gyoba.
Coding Facial Expressions with Gabor Wavelets (IVC Special Issue)
arXiv:2009.05938 (2020)

When applying to download the data, you must provide the following:

  • Your name
  • Name and location of your university or research institute
  • Your position (e.g. graduate student, research assistant, professor, etc...)
  • Brief but specific description of the research project 

If you do not provide all of the required information, or if your proposed use is not specified, your request will be rejected.

n.b. JAFFE cannot be provided for the following:

  • homework 
  • course projects
  • undergraduate projects
  • personal use



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