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A recognition system for identifying members of an audience, the system including an imaging system which generates an image of the audience; a selector module for selecting a portion of the generated image; a detection means which analyzes the selected image portion to determine whether an image of a person is present; and a recognition module responsive to the detection means for determining whether a detected image of a person identified by the detection means resembles one of a reference set of images of individuals.

Title
Face recognition system
Application Number
7/608000
Publication Number
5164992
Application Date
November 1, 1990
Publication Date
November 17, 1992
Inventor
Alex P Pentland
Cambridge
MA, US
Matthew Turk
Cambridge
MA, US
Agent
Fish & Richardson
Assignee
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MA, US
IPC
G06K 9/00
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