Neural network successfully identifies obscured faces

In 2016 researchers at the University of Texas at Austin and Cornell University demonstrated that a neural network trained on image datasets can successfully identify faces and objects that have been blurred, pixellated, or obscured by the P3 privacy system. In some cases, the algorithm performed more consistently than humans.

https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2016/09/using_neural_ne.html

Writer: Bruce Schneier
Publication: Schneier on Security
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