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The nation’s top-level intelligence office, the Director of National Intelligence, wants to find “the most accurate unconstrained face recognition algorithm.”
A branch of the office, which oversees the nation’s spy agencies, is holding a contest toward that end, with submissions due no later than 2pm ET June 15.
“Have you developed software to identity faces in general web photographs? Can your software verify that a face in one photograph is the same as in another?” asks a posting on challenge.gov about the Face Recognition Prize Challenge.
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