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Face Annotation at the Macro-scale and the Micro-scale: Tools, Techniques, and Applications in Forensic Identification

Award Information

Award #
2009-DN-BX-K231
Funding Category
Competitive
Location
Awardee County
St. Joseph
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2009
Total funding (to date)
$760,256

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $760,256)

This award will provide funding for the University of Notre Dame du Lac to begin reasearch and development of a forensically
based, principled, and open system for face characterization that can be of use in criminal justice applications. The use of facial features will improve both the accuracy and speed of face recognition systems, decreasing case backlog by allowing for faster, automated, and more accurate identification of individuals from photographs.

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Date Created: September 22, 2009