Madeleine McCann Composite caricatures

These are animated caricatures of the original E-fit-V composites. There is evidence that such animated composites are better recognised than the original static images.

If you think you recognise anyone from any of these, please contact the Madeleine McCann hotline on 0800 0961011.

McCann composite 1

McCann composite 2

This last one is an average of the two images. If they are the same person, then the average may capture his likeness better.

McCann average composite


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Bruce, V., Ness, H., Hancock, P.J.B., Newman, C. and Rarity, J. Combining face composites yields improvements in face likeness.  Journal of Applied Psychology  87-5, 894–902, 2002

Frowd, C.D., Bruce, V., Ross, D., McIntyre, A. & Hancock, P.J.B.  An application of caricature: how to improve the recognition of facial composites. Visual Cognition, 15, 954-984, 2007