Recognizing wild faces, or maybe not [Celebrity-based research]

“Our experimental results demonstrate that state-of-the-art techniques are not well-suited for violent scenes,” says the study “Wildest Faces: Face Detection and Recognition in Violent Settings,” Mehmet Kerim Yucel, Yunus Can Bilge, Oguzhan Oguz, Nazli Ikizler-Cinbis, Pinar Duygulu, Ramazan Gokberk Cinbis, arXiv:1805.07566, 2018. The authors, at Hacettepe University and Middle East Technical University, Turkey, further explain: “existing datasets do not capture the difficulty of face […]

Recognizing cattle from their nose prints

Although computer-assisted facial-recognition techniques for cow-indentification are making considerable progress (see previous), there are other ways of doing so – nose prints for example. Researchers Ary Noviyanto and Aniati Murni Arymurthy of the Faculty of Computer Science, Universitas Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia, outline the details in a comprehensve report for the journal Computers and Electronics in […]

Face Recognition of Cattle: Can it be Done?

“Contrary to popular belief that all cattle look alike, this paper presents a current state of the art research and study in animal biometric based recognition a system which provides an important insight in the identification of cattle based on their facial images.” – so explain researchers Santosh Kumar, Shrikant Tiwari, and Sanjay Kumar Singh […]

The facial of technology: If it’s super-complicated, it’s impressive!

[WARNING: What you are about to read is super-complicated.] The most complicated technology is the most impressive technology! That idea fuels some of technology’s most impressive investment and marketing campaigns. You can see it in action, and judge its worth, when you look at Faceception. What is Faception? Faception is a company. Faception is a technology. Faception is an exciting […]