Back in March 2019 we’d already seen artificial people. Yawn.
Back then a Generative adversarial network (GAN) was used to produce random human faces from scratch. It synthesized human faces out of randomness.
Now take it a step further and input actual small images. Like thumbnails or emojis or else.
And what do you get?
Quite impressive, eh? There’s more after the jump.
Oh and they wrote a paper about it: Progressive Face Super-Resolution via Attention to Facial Landmark