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Masked Face Recognition Challenge: The WebFace260M Track Report

  title={Masked Face Recognition Challenge: The WebFace260M Track Report},
  author={Zheng Zhu and Guan Huang and Jiankang Deng and Yun Ye and Junjie Huang and Xinze Chen and Jiagang Zhu and Tian Yang and Jia Guo and Jiwen Lu and Dalong Du and Jie Zhou},
According to WHO statistics, there are more than 204,617,027 confirmed COVID-19 cases including 4,323,247 deaths worldwide till August 12, 2021. During the coronavirus epidemic, almost everyone wears a facial mask. Traditionally, face recognition approaches process mostly non-occluded faces, which include primary facial features such as the eyes, nose, and mouth. Removing the mask for authentication in airports or laboratories will increase the risk of virus infection, posing a huge challenge… 

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