Modelling and Search Software

This document describes how to build, display and use statistical appearance models.

These tools are being made available for research/non-commercial use only.

The following tools are available:

Download Tools and Data: (Linux) (Windows)

For a quick introduction to what the tools can do, look at the basic tutorial.

If you're starting on a new project, look at this beginners guide.

Control files and data files used by the software.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).


The tools could not have been written without the support and contributions from many others, including Prof. Chris Taylor, current and past colleagues from ISBE and the developers and maintainers of the VXL software.

Special mention should also be made to Ian Scott (who has made significant contributions to the code development, infrastructure and documentation).