Until now, face recognition systems have treated a face as a homogeneous entity. f2’s Partial Face Recognition technology is unique in that it takes just part of a face and matches it against the same parts in a database of complete faces. This has real value in forensic and investigative environments where only part of a face may be available. For example, surveillance images, body parts after an explosion, burn victims, a photograph where only part of a face is visible, etc.
Partial face recognition is a module within the Face Forensics face recognition application. All the functionality of full-face recognition is available to recognize and match the partial face. Selecting “Partial face” on a pull-down on the Face Screen displays a facial