Saturday, July 28, 2007

Computers beat humans at face recognition task

The top performing system exhibited better performance than human evaluators when matching faces under varying lighting conditions in NIST large scale face recognition benchmark.

See Figure 8 in
http://face.nist.gov/frvt/frvt2006/FRVT2006andICE2006LargeScaleReport.pdf

1 comment:

Sandro Saitta said...

Since 1997 - when the first computer won against Kasparov - I really think that the computer may be better than the human at several other tasks. It seems that face recognition is one of them...