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Facial recognition technology used in Chinese classroom to check boredom levels

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 Screenshot of data on students being checked for boredom levels in class Credit: West China Metropolis Daily

Screenshot of data on students being checked for boredom levels in class Credit: West China Metropolis Daily

Screenshot of data on students being checked for boredom levels in class Credit: West China Metropolis Daily

A Chinese university lecturer is using facial-recognition technology on his students to help determine the level of interest in his classes, a tool he said could be used in wider education.

Science professor Wei Xiaoyong developed the new “face reader” to identify emotions which suggest if students are bored or stimulated.

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 Wei Xiaoyong, computer science professor at Sichuan University Credit: West China Metropolis Daily

Wei Xiaoyong, computer science professor at Sichuan University Credit: West China Metropolis Daily

Wei Xiaoyong, computer science professor at Sichuan University Credit: West China Metropolis Daily

Telegraph Media Group Limited [2022]


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