Working notes from the Scandinavian Institute for Computational Vandalism

Tag Archives: SIFT

Bochman’s face recognition system

The Major Bochmann was head of the passport division on the Eastern side of Checkpoint Charlie […]. He developed a facial recognition system, designed to teach the border guards to scrutinize faces and look for features that cannot be altered. The aim was to assess the authenticity of passport photos for those who were trying […]

SIFTing through the pages of ARKIV

A book in one sense is an ordering of a set of images. Here, a probe to consider how the layout of a book could be used to (reconstruct) an ordering of its original constituent images using SIFT feature detection. Read more…