The AI that can spot a terrorist: Researchers reveal system that can identify suspects through their …

‘Hand shape biometrics’ could help identify masked terrorist, study says Researchers trained a machine-learning algorithm on hundreds of images’V’ sign creates 16 identification features from shapes created by gesture  By Cheyenne Macdonald For Dailymail.com Published: 22:09, 10 March 2016 | Updated: 23:06, 10 March 2016 Gruesome videos of terror-driven killings have grown increasingly common over the years, and, cloaked by a scarf or a hood, the perpetrators can be difficult to identify.Researchers in Jordan have now developed a way to recognize terrorists using a small part of their hands, measuring the characteristics of their fingers when they make the commonly displayed ‘V’ sign.The team trained an AI to identify different ‘V’ signs, using sizes of the fingers and the different shapes and angles created by them to differentiate between people. Gruesome videos of…


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