Who’s the Fairest One of All? This Computer Knows.

Who’s the Fairest One of All? This Computer Knows.
technology
Orli Sharaby
  • 9 october 2008

Computer scientists in Israel have developed a program that transforms faces into more attractive versions of themselves. The developers polled 68 men and women in Israel and Germany, who were asked to look at photos of white male and female faces and indicate which were the most attractive. They then developed an algorithm to determine the most attractive feature sizes and distances between features for each individual facial type. The program does not take into account hair color, wrinkles, blemishes, or other similar identifying characteristics, and sticks just to feature sizes and distances.

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