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Some people really do have doppelgangers and that could be a biometric problem

If everyone really does have an unrelated twin somewhere on the planet, that is bad news for facial recognition-based security…

 

Deep-learning advance improves facial recognition for people wearing veils

A team of researchers spanning Asia, Europe and U.S. universities say they used a convolutional neural network to extract characteristics…

 

Dividing face images makes for better biometric presentation attack detection

Seeing the big picture is useful in completing some tasks, but it introduces extraneous details that can confuse matters on…

 

Lossy image compression negatively affects facial recognition algorithms, research shows

Experimental research by a team from the Department of Computer Science in the University of Durham, UK, demonstrates that image…

 

Idiap researchers propose biometric fairness metrics to decouple bias from accuracy

Several new measures for quantifying demographic differentials, or bias, in biometric identity verification systems are suggested in a paper which…

 

Facial recognition getting better at handling modest angles and big smiles

The state of the art of facial recognition has improved over recent years to the point of handling certain kinds…

 

Facial recognition might work better with a dedicated capture device, like all other biometrics

Facial recognition would probably work better with images taken from a dedicated device, rather than one designed to capture good…

 

New unsupervised AI method performs multimodal emotion recognition

Researchers from the University of Trento and Eurecat Centre Tecnològic have developed a new artificial intelligence method capable of performing…

 

Ignoring race in health care AI solves nothing. There is a better option

Talk about a contrarian stance. A stats-and-analysis team from RAND Corp. says predicting a patient’s race and ethnicity can result…

 

Ethical AI and biometrics move forward. More industry, academia effort needed

A series of initiatives have recently been unveiled by businesses and nonprofits showing different approaches to and perspectives on artificial…

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