You can use this machine learning demo to roll Keanu Reeves’ (or anyone’s) eyes

You can use this machine learning demo to roll Keanu Reeves’ (or anyone’s) eyes

  • This time it’s DeepWarp, a demo created by Yaroslav Ganin, Daniil Kononenko, Diana Sungatullina, and Victor Lempitsky, that uses deep architecture to move human eyeballs in a still image.
  • The authors of the demo acknowledge that similar projects already exist (like the smile-manipulator FaceApp), but without such a singular, detailed focus.
  • I tried this using images of Keanu Reeves and several dogs, but the demo didn’t work with the dogs.
  • “Our system is reasonably robust against different head poses and deals correctly with the situations where a person wears glasses,” the authors wrote in their study.
  • The authors say they plan to work on making the demo work more quickly in the future.

Another day, another fun internet thing that uses neural networks for facial manipulation. This time it’s DeepWarp, a demo created by Yaroslav Ganin, Daniil Kononenko, Diana Sungatullina, and…
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