Man vs machine: A face recognition battle
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Man v Machine: A face recognition battle

An artificial intelligence programme called Mark took on a human being called Wang Yucheng in a facial recognition contest in China.

Mr Wang is known for his astonishing memory, which came to light on a reality television show. "Mark" was developed by a group affiliated to Alibaba, China's largest e-commerce company, which is developing facial recognition software.

So who won?

  • 06 Jul 2016
  • From the section China