Carnegie Mellon University
November 21, 2016

Bauer and Sharif's glasses that fool facial recognition covered in the media

A team including ECE's Lujo Bauer and ECE Mahmood Sharif created an algorithm for generating eyeglasses, which, when printed and worn, can fool neural-network-based face-recognition algorithms into thinking that one person is another. The paper, published at the ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, was widely reported in the news media, from Motherboard and New Scientist to The Guardian and Heise Online