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face recognition

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(Computer Science) the ability of a computer to scan, store, and recognize human faces for use in identifying people
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Noun1.face recognition - biometric identification by scanning a person's face and matching it against a library of known faces; "they used face recognition to spot known terrorists"
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
biometric authentication, biometric identification, identity verification - the automatic identification of living individuals by using their physiological and behavioral characteristics; "negative identification can only be accomplished through biometric identification"; "if a pin or password is lost or forgotten it can be changed and reissued but a biometric identification cannot"
2.face recognition - the visual perception of familiar faces
beholding, seeing, visual perception - perception by means of the eyes
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M2 PRESSWIRE-September 5, 2019-: An Update About Face Recognition on Facebook | Facebook Newsroom
Facebook says it is ending its practice of using face recognition software to identify users' friends in uploaded photos and automatically suggesting they 'tag' them.
Nearly two years ago, Facebook introduced a face recognition feature that went beyond suggesting friends to tag in pictures or videos but could let user know when they were in images they had permission to see elsewhere on the service.
The generic steps common to most face recognition systems include cropping and normalizing the face image taken from a camera or other input device followed by feature extraction which generates a representation of the facial image which is then fed into a classifier and the classifier labels the image with one of its database images having the closest resemblance with the input facial image [2].
Srinivas Narayanan, Applied Research Lead, Facebook AI said in a company blog posting: "Facebook has always given you control over whether we use face recognition technology to recognize you in photos.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kyrgyzstan and the state company of the People's Republic of China 'CEIEC' will cooperate in installing cameras with face recognition.
NEC Corporation announced an order from Japan Customs, under the Ministry of Finance, for an electronic customs procedure system utilizing face recognition to be installed at the customs inspection areas of six major airports in Japan: New Chitose Airport, Narita International Airport, Haneda Airport, Chubu International Airport, Kansai International Airport and Fukuoka Airport.
This system is designed to accelerate the customs procedures at leading airports, where NEC's face recognition technology can confirm travelers' identities when using the system's electronic declaration terminal and passing through exit gates.
"Our software employs a face recognition algorithm that has been ranked very highly in terms of its quality.
POLICE face recognition cameras should be banned as a threat to freedom, says human rights group Liberty.
Face Recognition (FR) is a natural and nonintrusive way of biometric measure because it requires no special arrangements and disturbances to the person being identified.
Face recognition planned for high-tech OlympicsOrganisers of next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo have promised to deliver the most technologically advanced Games, and will introduce face recognition technology for accredited personnel.Tokyo 2020 spokesman Masa Takaya Monday said: "There will be a face recognition system for all accredited persons.