The second beauty contest, where humans are judged by the robots completes with over six thousand images evaluated by the five robot judges. In addition to the panel of judges from the first contest, Beauty.AI 2.0 featured three new robot judges including:
- "Average Face" built on the hypothesis that the closer the face is to the average face within the ethnic group, the more attractive it is
- "AntiAgeist" evaluating the difference between the predicted and actual chronological age
- "PIMPL" evaluating the number and distribution of pimples and other dark spots (but not freckles)
The results were sent to the individual participants via secure link and winners were announced at http://winners2.beauty.ai/#win
The results were surprising, since the consensus scores provided by the robot jury disagreed with human opinion. Tens of participants responded with angry emails criticizing the winners selected by the robot jury.
Statements including "what is your "robot" worth??? One walk through a shopping-mall and I will discover more attractive people vs. that ones "won" your Beauty Contest", "If this is how I will be judged in the future, I don't want to see it", "You need human opinion" were among the most pleasant ones with rare positive comments including "this contest is a confidence booster!".
"We were shocked by the outrage caused by the leaderboard. Many participants disagreed with the jury and proposed getting a human opinion. But with every Beauty.AI
contest we are getting more ideas on how to evaluate the human face and even go beyond the face evaluating multiple features of the human body and even social profiles", said Anastasya Georgievskaya, Research Manager at Youth Laboratories, the co-organizer of Beauty.AI
The team received proposal to turn the Beauty.AI into a physical on-stage show with robots judging human models and may consider launching a pilot in 2017
. It also received several proposals to run Bauty.AI contests on a regional basis. In September 2016
Youth Laboratories will launch Miss. Moscow State University
contest using a novel panel of robot judges and series of hackathons for algorithm developers.
The Beauty.AI 3.0
will launch on October 1st
and algorithm developers with novel concepts evaluating perception of the human face are welcome to participate.
"With every contest we are getting new ideas, new partners and new robots. I think that in 2-3 years these technologies will be very important and will help facilitate human-robot interaction. We are also finalizing the new app to track health status using your mobile phone", said Konstantin Kiselev, Director of Development at Youth Laboratories. About Beauty.AI Beauty.AI
is the first beauty contest judged entirely by robot jury, where humans and robots can apply to participate. Every quarter this platform will open submissions for multiple developers of beauty-ranking algorithms to train and test their systems.
The project was launched by Youth Laboratories team, whose aspiration is to grasp the fundamentals of human nature and effective ways of aging slow down and retaining the youthful look for as long as possible. About Youth Laboratories Youth Laboratories
is a company dedicated to helping people retain youthful state for as long as possible using advances in machine vision and artificial intelligence. The company is run by a team of computer and data scientists, biologists, biogerontologists and business people on a quest to develop novel biomarkers and anti-aging interventions. The company develops series of mobile applications that track age-related changes, wrinkles, pimples, dark spots and other parameters affecting perception of beauty, health and youthfulness and help evaluate the effectiveness of multiple interventions. Beauty.AI
in GooglePlay: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.beauty_ai Beauty.AI
in App Store:https://itunes.apple.com/ru/app/beauty.ai/id1060865109?mt=8 Beauty.AI
web-site: http://beauty.ai Beauty.AI
on FB: https://www.facebook.com/aibeautycontest/ Beauty.AI
on Twitter: https://twitter.com/aibeautycontest
Contact the team: firstname.lastname@example.org