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Face

The external appearance or surface of anything; that which is readily observable by a spectator. The words contained in a document in their plain or obvious meaning without regard to external evidence or facts.

The term is applied most frequently in business law to mean the apparent meaning of a contract, paper, bill, bond, record, or other such legal document. A document might appear to be valid on its face, but circumstances may modify or explain it, and its meaning or validity can be altered.

See: appearance, confront, endure, look, suffer, withstand
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Beauty Recognition technology learns the specific facial features of different people from its millions of global image database of human faces.
0 features a 12MP sensor and a 20MP monochrome with fusion algorithm that captures detailed facial features and improves image quality; it also carries a new high-class SUMMILUX-H Leica lenses and a 4-in-1 Hybrid Autofocus system with a larger F/1.
The enhanced Facial Feature Detection and Tracking engine is now based on 70-point detection of facial features (up from 66 facial features in the last release), enhances tracking of open mouth and significantly boosts speed on major mobile platforms.
Facial feature recognition methods classified into two: local and global methods.
The new facial feature extraction technique is a type of geometry based face recognition and has the following modules that are connected together in a serial manner.
In the phase of synthesizing the facial expression, the facial features are extracted and the variations of the major facial feature points of the input face images are tracked by using optical flow, and the variations are retargeted to the 3D face model.
According to Oki Electric, FSE is able to detect facial features in 115msec and offers ARM9 200MHz-level processing performance and facial feature tracking in 35msec, making it suitable for devices requiring a fast response.
releases FaceFilter Studio, an application that allows users to change facial features in any digital photo and apply instant repair to common photo problems.
In an ingenious study, Cunningham (1986) investigated the relation between specific adult female facial features and the attraction, attribution, and altruistic responses of adult males.
Using a mirror for facial feature observation and awareness.
Varying concentrations of bone growth proteins and retinoic acid probably determined facial feature programming, said the scientists.
The FSE achieves one of the fastest processing times in the industry for face detection, facial feature detection and tracking functions.