AZERBAIJAN NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
ABOUT A METHOD OF RECOGNITION OF RACE AND ETHNICITY OF INDIVIDUALS BASED ON PHOTOPORTRAIT (eng.)
Kazimov Tofig H., Mahmudova Shafagat J.

This article is devoted to developing a recognition method of race and ethnicity of individual based on portrait photographs. The reference image is formed based on selected geometric points of the face and a special algorithm for calculating the characteristic parameters of the images available in the database. Next, the original image is compared with the reference images of ethnic groups, and thus, the affiliation of the original image to a specific ethnic group is determined. (pp. 26-32)

Keywords: recognition, race, ethnic group, racial origin, identification points
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