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 […]

Luxuriant Flowing Hair Club (LFHCfS) Woman of the Year in beer breakthrough

Dr. Anne A. Madden, the 2015 Luxuriant Flowing Hair Club (LFHCfS) Woman of the Year, is part of the team that made a beer-related breakthrough in the study and manipulation of yeast. Dr. Madden is pictured here (in a photo by Lauren Nichols), examining yeast cultures: Dr. Madden will make a special appearance next week in the Twenty Fifth 1st […]