Science

Facial Asymmetry as a Biometric

Posted 9 Aug 2001 at 14:10 UTC by steve Share This

Facial Asymmetry is a familiar measure of attractiveness and has been used to evaluate expressions by psychologists. A new technical report from the CMU Robotics Institute proposes facial asymmetry as a new biometric for face recognition software. According to the paper by Yanxi Liu, the asymmetry of specific facial regions captures individual differences that are unaffected by facial expression and orthogonal to more traditional face recognition algorithms.

See more of the latest robot news!

Recent blogs

23 Jul 2016 mwaibel (Master)
9 Jul 2016 evilrobots (Observer)
8 Jul 2016 steve (Master)
7 Jul 2016 AI4U (Observer)
27 Jun 2016 Petar.Kormushev (Master)
24 May 2016 shimniok (Journeyer)
2 May 2016 motters (Master)
6 Nov 2015 wedesoft (Master)
20 Oct 2015 Flanneltron (Journeyer)
10 Sep 2015 svo (Master)
X
Share this page