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US oversight body calls for more real-world biometrics testing, bias protections

A federal U.S. agency wants more testing of biometrics applications in the real world, stronger protections against bias and more…

 

Synthetic data model shows promise for biometric bias mitigation

The limitations of real-world biometric training datasets, including the introduction of bias through unbalanced demographic representation, are well established. Synthetic…

 

Biometrics can be biased but how biased? Researchers propose a ruler

Researchers in the United States say they have created a statistical method for “rigorous statistical comparison” for spotting differences among…

 

NIST in the spotlight for facial recognition standards; some say it’s too much

When will the U.S.’ chief standards organization reach a limit in what it can do to give the facial recognition…

 

Biometrics match the innocent, US Congress asks questions

A U.S. senator is asking questions about how Clearview AI operates its facial recognition subscription service. Ed Markey, a Democrat…

 

Panasonic, academic researchers say data partitioning can reduce face biometrics bias

Two Panasonic divisions and a Singapore university have developed a way to train face biometrics algorithms that they say improves…

 

Race, gender bias in matching algorithm remain – DHS report

An annual U.S. Homeland Security study of bias in commercial biometric software, released in August, suggest similar results found in…

 

Assessing skin hue to skin tone makes measuring biometric bias easier — research

A team of Sony and Tokyo University researchers say they have created a better way to measure apparent skin color…

 

Meta suggests an AI computer vision fairness standard, opens a model to all

Meta made a couple significant computer vision announcements this week. It introduced a proposed fairness benchmark, and it made vision…

 

Autonomous cars may have a person detection bias problem with complexions

Makers of self-driving cars have for years been fending off criticism about safety. Now, they may have to defend themselves…

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