An other-race effect for face recognition algorithms

  title={An other-race effect for face recognition algorithms},
  author={P. Jonathon Phillips and Fang Jiang and Abhijit Narvekar and Julianne H. Ayyad and Alice J. O'Toole},
Psychological research indicates that humans recognize faces of their own race more accurately than faces of other races. This “other-race effect” occurs for algorithms tested in a recent international competition for state-of-the-art face recognition algorithms. We report results for a Western algorithm made by fusing eight algorithms from Western countries and an East Asian algorithm made by fusing five algorithms from East Asian countries. At the low false accept rates required for most… CONTINUE READING
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