News tagged with mug shots

Computer program can identify sketches

(Phys.org)—Computers are good at speed, numbers, and massive amounts of data, but understanding the content of a simple drawing is more difficult. Researchers at Brown and the Technical University of Berlin ...

dateSep 13, 2012 in Computer Sciences
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Computerized emotion detector

Face recognition software measures various parameters in a mug shot, such as the distance between the person's eyes, the height from lip to top of their nose and various other metrics and then compares it with photos of people ...

dateSep 16, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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Finally, a mug shot for a crop-killing NH pest

They may be a small insect, but some leafhoppers can carry a big punch, devastating crops and causing millions of dollars in damage. But now New Hampshire farmers have a new source to help them identify the ...

dateJul 02, 2014 in Ecology
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When criminal evidence goes viral

Should we be able to watch a man being tasered to death? That's a question being asked by legal scholar Katherine Biber who is researching what she calls the cultural afterlife of criminal evidence.

dateMay 19, 2014 in Social Sciences
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Brushes with law live on, thanks to mug-shot websites

In 2010, Zim Rogers was waiting to hear from his bosses about whether he would be promoted. Rogers, who works in global securities, said that instead of getting a better job, he was fired after a cursory Google search turned ...

dateJan 29, 2014 in Internet
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The DNA thief

Evolutionarily speaking, we humans are doing pretty well. Over the last few million years, we've developed big brains, social structures and more recently, culture, cities, philosophy, airplanes and the Internet. ...

dateMay 31, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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