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U.S. House subcommittee to discuss diversity and bias in tech industry

Diversity in the tech industry – or the relative lack of it – is being discussed in a hearing by…

 

Researcher says facial recognition models perpetuate discrimination against trans people

Facial recognition research papers follow a model of gender which is binary more than 90 percent of the time, immutable…

 

IBM launches public data set to further research into diversity and facial biometrics

IBM has announced the launch of a new data set specifically created to further research into, and ultimately the development…

 

New Rank One Embedded algorithm triples speed with smaller footprint

Rank One Computing has released an accelerated version of its standard ROC SDK algorithm called ROC Embedded for mobile devices…

 

Facebook and Technical University of Munich launch Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence

Facebook has announced the creation of an independent Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence in partnership with the Technical University…

 

ACM to host conference on algorithmic fairness, accountability, and transparency

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) will host a conference on fairness, accountability and transparency in algorithmic systems from January…

 

id3 facial recognition shows combination of accuracy and low resource use in NIST testing

Facial recognition algorithms from id3 Technologies have scored respectable accuracy with a small template size and without benefit of a…

 

Facial recognition 20 times more accurate with advances in convolutional neural networks, NIST finds

Facial recognition algorithms can identify matches with error rates as low as 0.2 percent given good quality photos, 20 times…

 

Sogou biometric facial recognition algorithm hits high score in MegaFace Challenge

The MegaFace Challenge, billed as the world’s first large-scale facial recognition algorithm competition, has announced its latest results with the…

 

IARPA challenge aims to improve face recognition

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) in partnership with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is holding…

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