[digiKam-users] Searching unconfirmed face recognition results

Maik Qualmann metzpinguin at gmail.com
Sun Oct 10 17:12:47 BST 2021

It reads to me as if you have not yet used / found the People sidebar on the 
left side.


Am Sonntag, 10. Oktober 2021, 17:04:22 CEST schrieb _:
> Hi all, I have a large collection (~200k) of photos, and I'd like to filter
> it down to a certain set of people/faces with a minimal amount of manual
> work.
> The face recognition tool is very helpful for this, but I've run into some
> roadblocks: Most faces are correctly recognized, but not tagged until I
> confirm the result. I can't search for people without confirming and adding
> the face tags, yet I don't want to have to confirm all the matches because
> it's infeasible for me to check hundreds of thousands of faces. I don't
> want to blanket confirm everything, because not all results are correct,
> and I suspect adding many low quality and incorrect matches will screw up
> the recognition algorithm.
> Ideally, I think the tool should mark all recognized faces with an
> "unconfirmed" subtag. So if "Emily" is a person, then the face recognition
> should tag the matches as "People/Emily/unconfirmed", and the user can (but
> does not have to) confirm and move them into the "People/Emily" tag.
> Importantly, the face recognizer should only use the confirmed images as
> training/matching data. I've already manually implemented these sub-tags,
> but I don't have any way of getting the tool to ignore sub-tagged images in
> the recognition process (it's not clear from the documentation how the
> recognizer handles nested People tags, but it seems to treat them as
> different people? I might be mistaken here). Also, if I want to add new
> images and rebuild the training data, I would have to delete and recreate
> all my subtags, which is a real pain.
> Curious if anyone else has a better workflow for doing this
> Thanks,
> Shimao

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