Time Magazine released a Trump-Putin face mashup cover, which has prompted a heated discussion. As a biometric technology provider, we are more likely to explore the facial attributes in this image.
Trump or Putin, who does this magazine cover look more alike?
Our face recognition algorithm – Aratek TrustFACE, which has accomplished a near-perfect accuracy of 99.72% on well-respected LFW (Labeled Faces in the Wild) database, was used to analyze the facial attributes between Trumputin cover and its two original owners.
After faces comparison, Aratek AI Laboratory found there’s 84.45% similarity between the magazine cover and Putin, Trump only got 73.96% similarity with this face mashup image.
The results imply that the Trumputin cover resembles Putin more than Trump.
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