Measuring text in videos, or how sharp is a chiseled jawline

By Aaron Foote ’24

This post describes the project I did last summer as part of the QAC Summer Apprenticeship. The project was done in support of the work of the Wesleyan Media Project and the DeltaLab. I developed a method for efficiently extracting text from videos and, in the process, got some insights on how sharp human faces are when examined by computer vision algorithms.

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