• Outline vs. Tonal Shapes In Face Recognition

    10 days ago - By Gurney Journey

    Which is more important for face recognition: outline or tonal shapes? Jim Carrey and Kevin Costner.
    According to vision scientists Pawan Sinha et al, "Images which contain exclusively contour information are very difficult to recognize, suggesting that high-spatial frequency information, by itself, is not an adequate cue for human face recognition processes."
    By contrast, the tonal shapes, even if they're out of focus, are relatively easy to recognize. The experts say: "Unlike current machine-based systems, human observers are able to handle significant degradations in face images." Shown...
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