Alert – Artificial intelligence can detect criminals based on facial features – study

    By Nate  Published: November 22, 2016


    Although it may sound like something from a scene in the Hollywood movie ‘Minority Report,’ artificial intelligence may be able to predict if an individual will be a criminal based on his or her facial features, according to a new study.

    Shanghai’s Jiao Tong University analyzed the features of 1,856 faces that had been uploaded onto a computer and found “some discriminating structural features for predicting criminality, such as lip curvature, eye inner corner distance, and the so-called nose-mouth angle.”

    The researchers from the report believe that computers have the ability to detect future criminals by scanning facial features such as the lips, eyes, and nose.

    The remainder of this article is available in its entirety at RT

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