This project was sponsored by the Advanced Technology Program of the National Institute of Standards and Technology NIST.
Please see the database web page and the technical report linked there for more details.
As the location and size of faces in LFW was determined through the use of an automatic face locator detector , the cropped faces in LFWcrop exhibit real-life conditions, including mis-alignment, scale variations, in-plane as well as out-of-plane rotations.
Since the database was constructed over a long period of time, significant appearance variations of the subjects, e.
We've had it under surveillance for the past two years.
The Sheffield Face Database previously: The UMIST Face Database Consists of 564 images of 20 people.