Archive for April 22nd, 2008

Can computers judge beauty?

April 22nd, 2008 | Category: Facial Plastic Surgery

Yes, it’s increasingly possible that they can. A group of graduate students and professors at Tel Aviv University have ‘taught’ a computer to judge facial beauty. The results were published in a recent edition of the journal Vision Research. In the experiment, 30 men and women were asked to rate the beauty¬†and attractiveness of 100 similarly-aged Caucasian women on a scale of 1 to 7. The ratings were then fed into a computer and the subjects facial geometry was mathematically mapped.

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