Complexities of the Human Face

The human face has several advantages over other biometric traits: it is non-intrusive, understandable, and can be captured in a covert manner at variable standoff distances. In the following IDGA exclusive, Thirimachos Bourlai, Research Assistant Professor at West Virginia University examines the various challenges of facial recognition as a biometric technology. Mr. Bourlai defines ‘unconstrained recognition’ and how this challenge is being met. He also explores how facial recogn...
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