Dataset Restricted Access

The Japanese Female Facial Expression (JAFFE) Dataset

Lyons, Michael; Kamachi, Miyuki; Gyoba, Jiro

JSON-LD ( Export

  "inLanguage": {
    "alternateName": "eng", 
    "@type": "Language", 
    "name": "English"
  "description": "<p>&nbsp;</p>\n\n<p><strong>n.b. Before requesting access, READ and FOLLOW all of the instructions, or your request will certainly be rejected.</strong></p>\n\n<p>&nbsp;</p>\n\n<p><strong>Specifications:</strong></p>\n\n<ul>\n\t<li>10 Japanese female expressers</li>\n\t<li>7 Posed Facial Expressions (6 basic facial expressions + 1 neutral)</li>\n\t<li>Several images of each expression for each expresser&nbsp;</li>\n\t<li>213 images total</li>\n\t<li>Each image has averaged semantic ratings on 6 facial expressions&nbsp;by 60 Japanese viewers</li>\n\t<li>Resolution&nbsp;256x256 pixels</li>\n\t<li>8-bit grayscale</li>\n\t<li>Tiff format, no compression</li>\n\t<li>Documentation:&nbsp;README_FIRST.txt&nbsp;and the articles linked below</li>\n</ul>\n\n<p>The image dataset was planned and assembled by Michael Lyons, Miyuki Kamachi, and Jiro Gyoba, at Kyushu University, Japan.</p>\n\n<p>The JAFFE images may be used for <strong>non-commercial scientific research</strong> under certain terms of use, which must be accepted to access the data.</p>\n\n<p>The following article describes the JAFFE images and how they were photographed:<br>\nMichael J. Lyons, Miyuki Kamachi, Jiro Gyoba.<br>\n<strong>Coding Facial Expressions with Gabor Wavelets (IVC Special Issue)&nbsp;</strong><br>\n<em></em></p>\n\n<p>The following article explains the origin&nbsp;of&nbsp;JAFFE:<br>\nMichael J. Lyons<br>\n<strong>&quot;Excavating AI&quot; Re-excavated: Debunking a Fallacious Account of the JAFFE Dataset&nbsp;</strong><br>\n</p>", 
  "creator": [
      "affiliation": "Ritsumeikan University", 
      "@id": "", 
      "@type": "Person", 
      "name": "Lyons, Michael"
      "affiliation": "Kogakuin University", 
      "@type": "Person", 
      "name": "Kamachi, Miyuki"
      "affiliation": "Tohoku University", 
      "@id": "", 
      "@type": "Person", 
      "name": "Gyoba, Jiro"
  "url": "", 
  "datePublished": "1998-04-14", 
  "keywords": [
    "facial expression images", 
    "image datasets", 
    "facial expression recognition", 
    "facial expression cognition", 
  "@context": "", 
  "identifier": "", 
  "@id": "", 
  "@type": "Dataset", 
  "name": "The Japanese Female Facial Expression (JAFFE) Dataset"
All versions This version
Views 61,03561,097
Downloads 15,29615,331
Data volume 144.4 GB144.7 GB
Unique views 46,82446,876
Unique downloads 9,3879,408


Cite as