[Digikam-users] Increase face recognition hit rate

Anders Stedtlund falolaf at gmail.com
Sun Aug 21 15:27:11 BST 2011

Hi Marcel,

Thank you for your answer! Never thougth it was an easy task to do... :)


2011/8/21 Marcel Wiesweg <marcel.wiesweg at gmx.de>:
>> 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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