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Ongoing Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) Part 6A: Face recognition accuracy with masks using pre- COVID-19 algorithms



Mei L. Ngan, Patrick J. Grother, Kayee K. Hanaoka


This is the first of a series of reports on the performance of face recognition algorithms on faces occluded by masks, run under the Ongoing Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) executed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). This report documents accuracy of algorithms to recognize persons wearing face masks. The algorithms tested were one-to-one algorithms submitted to the FRVT 1:1 Verification track.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 8311
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face recognition, face masks, biometrics
Created July 24, 2020