[Digikam-users] Increase face recognition hit rate

Marcel Wiesweg marcel.wiesweg at gmx.de
Sun Aug 21 15:15:16 BST 2011

> I have started to use the face detection/recognition features in
> digiKam 2.0.0 and now I'm wondering on how to increase the hit rate
> for the recognition. As it is now it's 0 %.
> digiKam has detected just over 4000 face and I have manually added
> peoples to a couple of hundred of them but still no luck with the
> automatic face recognition.
> I have played around with the parameter (Fast/Accurate) but it doesn't
> seem to do anything to the result. Do I have to search and merge more?
> Do I have to manually add tags to more faces? Both takes some time
> though...

Dont spend your energy - you'll not get more than 0% at the moment.
We have a SoK student working on this field. It's not a trivial problem as you 
may imagine - good algorithms implemented in free code and applicable to real-
world problems are rare.

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